Back in 2000, the U.S. Peace Corps began giving its army of volunteers all around the world basic training in gender issues. The effort has paid off, an expert from the organization tells us in a video interview.

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  • Carlos Santamaria

    Carlos is a former associate editor for breaking news in Devex's Manila-based news team. He joined Devex after a decade working for international wire services Reuters, AP, Xinhua, EFE ,and Philippine social news network Rappler in Madrid, Beijing, Manila, New York, and Bangkok. During that time, he also covered natural disasters on the ground in Myanmar and Japan.