Child Marriage

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 southeastern Niger. Ramatou had just been told to drop out of school and get married after she passed her primary school exam.

11/3/17

If you educate a girl you educate a whole nation.

Fatima, 25, is a volunteer for CARE International in Yemen.

10/5/17

Scenes of life from the Tipping Point

A girl comes to a screeching halt on a motorbike. A trio of girls stand proudly with their schoolbooks. Two girls - friends and teammates - offer up a soccer ball for a game. These are scenes of everyday life as presented by the people living it in rural Nepal and Bangladesh.

1/17/17

New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report

3/15/16

CARE Applauds U.S. Government Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls

New strategy will empower girls by helping prevent the harmful practice of child marriage

 

10/5/15

Child Marriage Trumps Girls’ Education in 26 Countries, CARE Finds in Report

“Vows of Poverty” report identifies countries where more girls marry before age 18 than enroll in secondary school; CARE calls for greater support of adolescent girls to mark International Day of the Girl.

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