Women's Empowerment

2/22/18

State Department Report Should Prioritize Rights of Women and Girls, says CARE

WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2017) – In response to yesterday’s media reports that the U.S.

2/12/18

CARE’s Second Annual Scale X Design Challenge Rewards Innovation with $400,000 in Grants

The competition is the culmination of CARE’s Scale X Design Accelerator, which quickens the pace at which innovative programs reach scale 

 

2/2/18

What Trump Didn’t Say About Afghanistan In His State of the Union Address

In America’s longest recent State of the Union Address, President Trump devoted just 34 words to America’s longest war – the conflict in Afghanistan. He talked exclusively in military terms. I wish the President had found a few more words to avoid an ominous omission.

1/23/18

Breaking the mold, Tripoli community action brings women into the light

Wafts of spiced grilled meat lead the visitor to a spotless kitchen where several women are busy cooking daily dishes, local delicacies and mouth-watering desserts.

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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