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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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1/17/18

Overcoming fear: A mother finds peace in reuniting with family

Ibtisam Shahid*, 35, is a mother of seven who lived in Nigeria, in a town not far from the border with Niger. She used to be a businesswoman, selling water, food, and small...

1/17/18

A child is not a spouse

On a hot and sunny day 15 years ago, Baraka Ali and her daughter Ramatou had a conversation under the century-old Baobab tree in their yard in Tchadoua, a village in...

12/5/17

CARE Women's Network Trip to Ecuador

In Ecuador, 8 out of 10 women have experienced some form of violence.

11/29/17

Rebuilding a life from the ashes

"They came with their gasoline and their matches."  

11/29/17

Finding strength amid the horror

How access to healthcare and family planning is helping Hadiza regain control after losing so much

11/5/17

Sen Shows How Empowering Women Benefits Everyone

Feeling inferior. Being ignored. Having limited control over decisions in her family. This was the situation Sen, 31, experienced every day.

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