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12/2/14

Joy Has Hatched in My House

"Like an egg, joy has hatched in my house. Between myself and my wives, and between me and my children. I learned that compassion is a new force for transformation." Amada is a participant in the Read More

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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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7/17/14

That Wife

A young girl in Burundi tells how her mother's marriage at 12 has affected her own life, and how she is determined to stay in school and not become a child bride.

"My name is B, and I’ Read More

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6/18/14

The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher

By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.

It is day one of our Read More

1/13/14

Serena's Test

It is day one of our training on the basics of family planning and social communication in one of the 
Somali refugee camps in Djibouti. 

 

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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

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1/30/13

Mali Conflict: A Disrupted Past, an Uncertain Future

By Adel Sarkozi, CARE

Haussa and Komjo in the background. © 2013 Alpha Cisse/CARE

In an outer suburb of Bamako – Mali's capital - with half finished buildings on dusty dirt roads 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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