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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

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7/23/14

Demanding More for Girls

Today  I was honored to join the CARE delegation at the Girl Summit along with notables from Nike Foundation President Maria Eitel to UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Some of the most inspiring Read More

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12/9/13

Change and Forgiveness

by Christine Munalula


Elizabeth* is a young widow. At the age of 18, she married a man who abused her, but she misses him now. Before his death, her husband changed. By then, he 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

3/4/09

Make a Powerful Noise on International Women's Day

On March 5, I”ll be attending APNLive, a one-night event being held at hundreds of theaters across the U.S. in celebration of international women”s day. I”ll be at the Regal Cinemas Hollywood 24 Read More

2/17/09

Cynthia Awuor on Climate Change

CARE USA is engaged in advocacy to build support for leadership from the USG on Climate Change domestically and internationally. Toward that end we invited Cynthia Awuor, Climate change focal Read More

10/10/08

Somalia - It Happened Again

It happened yet again. This time it was on a Friday evening, just before the weekend. Usually, it happens around the holidays. Either right before or smack in the middle of it. Sometimes you Read More