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1 Dec 2021
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Fighting Femicide: Making Courts Work for Women

In Guatemala, Dexis supports counterpart efforts to bring justice to women victims of femicide and other forms of gender-based violence through the USAID Justice and Transparency Project.

16 Nov 2021
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Dialogues with Dexis | Combatting Disinformation: Knowing Your Audience

On November 9, 2021, Dexis partners and Moderator Vera Zakem shared tools and tactics for audience segmentation in complex environments to stem disinformation. Disinformation – the intentional spread of falsehoods and half-truths – impacts countries and societies worldwide.

16 Nov 2021
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Justice and Gender Rights in Mali: One Paralegal’s Story

While U.S. national security policy pivots towards near-peer competition and away from decades-long focus on violent extremist organizations (VEOs), the threat from VEOs remains viable. And few countries of scale represent what could happen if focus is weakened.

16 Nov 2021
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Evidence against Extremism: Measuring Matters

The global security landscape has shifted substantially in the two decades since the attacks of September 11, 2001. While key tactical gains have weakened some violent extremist organizations (VEOs), the overarching threat they represent has become more diversified, dispersed, and…

29 Oct 2021
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Making a Rollout Real: USAID’S Development Information Solution (DIS)

How does a single operating unit of USAID, one among the hundreds of missions that exist across the world, organize its program data collection efforts to ensure synchronicity across the enterprise?

29 Oct 2021
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Conflict Sensitivity Programming: Why and How

Program designers for stabilization and peacebuilding programs take the term ‘unintended consequences’ seriously. And there is good reason for that.

29 Jun 2021
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Transparency in Action: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Dexis

Over Dexis’ 20-year history, our company has grown in size and diversity. Women make up 70 percent of staff and half of our executive leadership team. Forty percent of our staff and leadership team are from minority or historically under-represented…

19 May 2021
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Combating Extortion: One Woman’s Fight to Make a Difference in Guatemala

Under her leadership, Emma Flores has helped to create a safer, more prosperous environment for Guatemalan citizens.

10 May 2021
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Tackling Big Data: What it Takes to Raise an Algorithm

As evident in daily news headlines, disinformation—whether home-grown or influenced by foreign actors—can undermine democratic institutions, destabilize societies, and challenge science. One of the main opportunities to detect disinformation is using machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence (AI). Machine…