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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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7/15/14

Keeping the Tradition

Despite the rocky beginning to her own marriage when she was 12, Endayehu seriously considered getting her own daughters married as children to “maintain a good image” for her family.  Find out 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

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1/13/13

Gang Rape Death Spurs Shifting Paradigms in India

4/18/11

Dinner with Nickolas Kristof and Yale”s College Council for CARE

By Sophie Kramer, President, Yale College Council for CARE

The pivotal problem of the 21st century is the oppression of women. This is the theme of Nicholas Kristof”s book Half the Sky and Read More