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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

8/4/12

Men Matter Too...

I am a woman. I am a mother. I am a wife. I have read Half the Sky and many other similar books and editorials and articles. I understand and support the concept of the Girl Effect. I am a Read More

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8/1/12

The Women of Koundougou

By Marie-Eve Bertrand

Koundougou, Mali. Bilta and Hawa have joined their village committe 3 months ago. It is a first for the village. They are thankful for Read More
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7/24/12

USAID on the Horn of Africa famine

A mother gives her child water out of her hand as they arrive at a reception center in Ifo camp in Dadaab.

In a blog post marking the first year anniversary of 2011's declaration of Read More

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5/9/12

Everybody Depends on the Earth to Survive

The farmers of Dan Maza Idi village in Niger have a saying: "Everybody depends on the Earth to survive." But climate change is making survival more difficult in Dan Maza Idi and Read More

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10/31/11

Niger: Hope and worries in Moujia

After a severe food crisis in 2010, women founded an association of grain banks to prepare for times of hardship

Niandou Ibrahim, CARE Niger, October 21, 2011

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9/22/11

CARE is Helping Me Heal Despite My Horrific Nightmares

Niki Clark, Dadaab Emergency Media Officer

August, 2011

CARE's goal is to provide sufficient quantities of water to the existing and new refugee populations. Read More
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8/26/11

Adam Poulter: Dadaab Blog 5

Adam Poulter, Emergency Response Manager for CARE Australia

August 2011

As a humanitarian worker for the past sixteen years I have seen some pretty shocking scenes. Before Read More

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8/18/11

“Put Yourself in Their Shoes’

Interview with Michael Adams, Director of Operations for CARE”s Refugee Assistance Program in Dadaab
With an influx of almost 1,000 refugees per day, most of them Read More