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2014: A Dire Year for Syrian Refugees
CARE aid worker Johanna Mitscherlich looks back on 12 months of working with Syrian refugees – and pays tribute to their resilience and the small acts of humanity that can make a big Read More
It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters
At the age of 22, Mariam 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
“Girls my age should be wearing school uniforms, not wedding dresses”
When Muzoon,16, reached Zaatari refugee camp, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life: Advocating for education and against early Read More
A Safe Space for Syrian Refugees
Since the beginning of the Syria Crisis three and a half years ago, at least 191,000 people have been killed – around 8,800 of them were children.
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
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
South Sudan: Six Steps to Sustainable Peace
Simon Chol is a peace-building advisor for CARE South Sudan and former combatant in the fight for independence. Three years after independence for South Sudan, Simon asks what went wrong, and Read More
South Sudan: Q&A with Dan Alder
After violence broke out in Bentiu, Unity State of South Sudan, CARE reopened its mobile clinic in Bentiu, Unity State last weekend after it was forced to suspend operations. Dan Alder, CARE’s Read More
A Powerful Effect: Addressing Gender-Based Violence in South Sudan
In solidarity with 16 Days of Activism, Dan Alder, CARE International in South Sudan’s recently-arrived advocacy and communications officer, set out to understand the circumstances of women Read More
South Sudan: A slippery journey to prosperity and security
Aimee Ansari, CARE South Sudan's new Country Director, shares her first impressions of her new home country.
It's raining heavily as we trundle down the road from Mabior to Bor Read More