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It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters image 1
11/25/14

It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters

At the age of 22, Mariam[1] survived a rape, and thought her life was over. She never thought that she would pull through this ordeal that had tainted her, family and her clan. Today, thanks to Read More

3/26/14

Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Water and Protect Staff: Lessons from Dadaab, Kenya

The following text is an excerpt from a 2013 paper written by CARE Canada’s Jessie Thomson and Brooke Gibbons for the Canadian Humanitarian Conference in October 2013 about Read More

Why Activism?  How “16 Days” Highlights Tools to End Gender-Based Violence image 1
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

Mali Food Crisis Blog #3: Visiting Swala image 1
8/28/12

Mali Food Crisis Blog #3: Visiting Swala

By Marie-Eve Bertrand, CARE Canada

Although they are hungry and in the midst of a food crisis, the Malians welcomed CARE with calabas filled with baobab leaves, wild grapes and Read More
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1/31/12

“I don”t want to lose another child’

Melanie Brooks

Jan. 22, 2012

Dije Ousmana, 45 years old, breastfeeding her two-month-old baby Abdulahadi. Yan Sara village, Dakoro, Niger.

When Dije Ousmana looks Read More

My Kindred Country: Creating Safe Spaces through Basketball image 1
11/11/10

My Kindred Country: Creating Safe Spaces through Basketball

By the end of my first week in Kenya, I have truly settled in. I am no longer waking up at 3 am. My sense of time has synced with the rest of the country. I”ve learned the currency Read More