Women's Empowerment


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.


ENSURE Women's Empowerment, Nutrition, Market Access, and Resilience

As part of the ENSURE project [Enhancing Nutrition, Scaling Up Resilience and Enterprise], funded by USAID's Food For Peace Program, CARE works with World Vision in Zimbabwe to improve nutrition, market access, and resilience for women in 3 districts.


SHOUHARDO Continues to Push to New Heights

Funded by USAID since 2010 in nearly 2,000 of the most vulnerable communities in Bangladesh, SHOUHARDO II builds on the successes of SHOUHARDO I, where CARE


Child Grooms of Nepal Forced to be Dads Too Soon, CARE Finds in Father’s Day Report

Boys married as young as 7 suffer trauma, now growing into key allies against child marriage. 


Eldest Son’s Burden: Cycle of Early Marriage Continues for Child Grooms

Mathura Dhobi remembers his wedding day as a joyous, festive occasion. A band was playing. Everyone was dancing.

Mathura sat on a wooden stool during the ceremony, next to his bride, who was wearing a yellow sari. He’s not sure what they said to each other, if anything.


Pathways to Empowerment Increases Food Security For 50,000 Women Farmers

With the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CARE’s Pathways Program is based on the conviction that women farmers possess enormous potential to


CARE Recognizes International Women’s Day 2015

Honoring the progress of women around the world, advocating for women’s rights. 


White House Taps CARE to Help Train Peace Corps Volunteers under Let Girls Learn Initiative

WASHINGTON (March 3, 2015) — More than 50 years after former President John F.