Violence Against Women

4/11/18

CARE calls on donors to increase commitment to humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

KINSHASA (April 10, 2018) – CARE is calling on donors to significantly increase their commitment to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of this week’s pledging conference taking place in Geneva.

3/28/18

Learning how to heal

Dudu Grace Edward is a 45-year-old single mother from South Sudan. She had to flee her home and is now living in a refugee settlement in Uganda. In total, more than 1 million people have fled to Uganda from South Sudan. Eighty-five percent of them are women and children. In July 2017 the other ca

3/27/18

New CARE Report Reveals Sky-High Costs of Violence Against Women

ATLANTA (March 26, 2018) — Violence against women (VAW) costs society upwards of 2 percent of global GDP, and a CARE report released today demonstrates how that $1.5 trillion loss hits low-, middle- and high-income countries alike. 

3/8/18

How to Make #MeToo a Truly Global Movement

Originally published by Time

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.

11/29/17

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

11/29/17

Girls Globe: Improving Medical Response to Violence in Fragile Settings

CARE’s SAFPAC (Supporting Access to Family Planning and Post-Abortion Care) projects on sexual and reproductive health are featured in an article published by Girl Globe, explaining the programs to fight gender-based violence in countries like Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, and Mali. 

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