Full text of Sargent Shriver's briefing to the press held on March 6, 1961. Shriver introduced members of the original Peace Corps task force, and fielded topics on a range of questions about the initial plans for how the Peace Corps would operate.
Education; Women and Development (WID)/Gender and Development (GAD); Clothing
This Peace Corps Volunteer works with women’s groups at Comilla, teaching such subjects as health and sanitation. Here she rides to class in a half-Pakistani, half-American costume that she has adopted as most practical for her work.