This #InternationalWomensDay, CARE celebrates the generations of women who have inspired us, taught us, and moved us to change the world.
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Their speeches may not have made history, but their voices are making life better for peers. As COVID-19 wreaked havoc across the garment industry in Asia and the Pacific region, these women made their voices heard in favor of better conditions, an end to wage theft, and assistance for those left unemployed. Read MoreRead More
The global pandemic has pushed many small businesses to collapse. For women entrepreneurs, the impact has been significantly worse as childcare responsibilities increased, supply chains collapsed, a dependency on digital skills went up, and women were forced to fight for survival. Read MoreRead More
Before contending with the weather and pests, Amal* first had to contend with hearts and minds who felt running an agriculture business was inappropriate for a Syrian woman. A few months ago, Amal took part in CARE training, and subsequently received $5,000 which she used to grow her business, renting a piece of land to cultivate fruits and vegetables. Today, she employs 11 to 15 women, depending on the season. Many have either lost their husbands during the war, are divorced, or single. They are particularly affected by poverty and often face violence and abuse. Read MoreRead More
P&G is returning as presenting sponsor for CARE’s International Women’s Day campaign, alongside supporting sponsor The Coca-Cola Company. Other sponsors include Cargill, Mary Kay, and UPS. Together, CARE and P&G work toward creating a more empowered world which fosters educational and economic opportunities for women and girls as well as improves access to safe drinking water and proper hygiene.