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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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7/18/14

Not For My Daughter

A Nepali woman talks about how she got married at 12--how she made sure that her daughter did not have to.

The fragrance of the monsoon rain soaked earth and the sight of quivering Read More

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7/16/14

Cash, a Buffalo, and a Bicycle

That’s what GangaRam got as dowry when he married at age 10.  It’s a pretty common dowry for a wedding in the Terai region of Nepal—often a young boy marrying a child bride.  It’s a lot for a Read More

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7/9/14

Change Starts With Me

Recently, Bahadur Giri made two unusual decisions.  First, he talked to his son about what he wanted for his marriage, rather than making the decision on his own.  Second, he did not ask for or 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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6/5/14

Men Working to Stop Violence

When you ask him why he is committed to stopping gender-based violence, Abdul has a remarkable story. “A drunk man in my town was beating his wife.  When I tried to stop him, he started beating me Read More

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4/18/14

Crisis in Syria: Two Times a Refugee

When I was a child my grandmother used to tell me how she felt when she was forced to flee to Syria from her home in Palestine in 1948. She hoped for her children and her grandchildren to Read More
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3/20/14

22 hours and 23 minutes through the desert for Syria

CARE team of aid workers and volunteer refugee staff participates in “Dead to Red” marathon in Jordan and tells of their epic journey

On March 13th, three years after the Read More

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2/6/14

Dead to Red Race: Why We Are Running

Four months ago, I moved from Germany to Jordan to support the work of our emergency team for Syrian refugees. During these four months I have talked to a lot of refugees about their fleeing Read More

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12/9/13

Our Commitment: CARE Nepal Marks 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

On the occasion of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), CARE Nepal organized a small event on Friday, December 6 called “Our Commitment."


Each person painted Read More

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