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CARE and WWF staff inspect the remains of a turtle shell on one of the islands of the Segundas island archipelago in Mozambique. Turtles like this are often snared in a net and taken for food or to make jewelry and other trinkets from its shell. Cathy Ril
4/22/16

CARE-WWF Alliance and A Tale of Two Turtles

By Cathy Riley

 

A small gasp of excitement went up from our team of visitors today as the captain of our boat pointed out a marine turtle swimming nearby, through the shimmering Read More

3/9/16

Leading the Charge: Supporting Powerful Women in the Fight Against Hunger and Climate Change

Earlier this week, the US showed that it’s ready to help lead in the fight against climate change, making its first contribution of $500 million to the Green Climate Fund. And it couldn’t have Read More

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3/10/15

Anastacia Makes Things Happen

International Women’s Day might be my favorite day of the year. It gives me a chance to reflect on all of the amazing women that I get to work with every day.


 This isn’t just Read More

1/26/15

Malawi: Recounting the Loss From Flood Disaster

Mathews Damiano hails from Brighton village in traditional authority Mbenje in Nsanje. The devastating effects of floods that hit Nsanje district did Read More

1/26/15

Malawi: A Story of Loss

​At Nyachilenda campsite we met Grace Lawrence, a 20-year old woman from Nyachikanda village, traditional authority Ndamera in Nsanje. She and her Read More

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7/7/14

Mother-in-Laws Matter

Rani is 17 years old, beautiful, confident, and committed to change.  In her village in Bangladesh, most girls get married between 12 and 14, and don’t go to school past the fifth grade.  Not Rani Read More

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2/19/14

“No force on Earth dares to neglect me.”

That’s what a Yemeni woman told CARE when we asked her about political participation. To join in protests to support her right to have a say in her future, she had to walk through mountains for an Read More

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2/19/14

The Courage to Help a Friend

Ramatou Sambo is 12 years old, enrolled in public primary school in the village of Maréguinta in Benin. Fatherless, Ramatou lives with her mother. Last year, she had a narrow escape:  Ramatou’s Read More

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12/5/13

Why Activism? How “16 Days” Highlights Tools to End Gender-Based Violence

by Milkah Kihunah

Milkah Kihunah is a Senior Policy Adviser on Gender and Empowerment with CARE USA. In this role she conducts policy analysis and advocacy on issues of women’s Read More

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8/11/11

Mozambique: Week 4

By Trond Skramstad

My fourth week in Mozambique was spent in the northern part of the country.We visited with financial services businesses, NGOs and VSLA groups in and around the towns of Read More

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