Women & Girls


What happens when you give a woman a spade?

Why women will drive a sustainable future


South Sudanese women forced to make dangerous decisions to survive

JUBA—(August 09 2016)-- CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.


Sowing Seeds of Change

Twenty five years ago, Moira Eknes from CARE Norway arrived in the Sahel desert to plant trees in a remote region of Niger, West Africa. She couldn’t have known just what seeds she would sow.


Rollingout: CARE’s Joyce Adolwa speaks up for girls’ education at the State of Women Summit.

Joyce Adolwa, CARE’s director of education programming, spoke to Rollingout.com about her role at the first-ever United State of Women Summit.


CARE Delivers Urgent Message as the First-ever World Humanitarian Summit Convenes in Turkey

CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance



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

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



Creating Space for Women to Participate Provides Mutual Benefits

It’s another hot and humid August morning in Ghana’s Upper West region.


Hope-saving, not just life-saving

Keeping your sense of self and, as a women, your femininity, can be hard when bombs are falling all around you and you’re running out of food and water, let alone makeup and perfume. But it is important.