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12/15/14

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

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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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11/12/14

Social Change and Coffee Spoons

J. Alfred Prufrock measured out his life with coffee spoons.  T. S. Elliot provides us in one sentence a quantifiable and defined way to measure a dull and lonely existence. How then can we as Read More

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2/19/14

“No force on Earth dares to neglect me.”

That’s what a Yemeni woman told CARE when we asked her about political participation. To join in protests to support her right to have a say in her future, she had to walk through mountains for an Read More

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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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5/1/12

Advocacy Gone Global

By Suzanne Berman, CARE Field Coordinator

I work with members of the US Congress and their constituents to improve our foreign assistance program. While much of CARE's Read More

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4/30/12

“This box is a painkiller.’

By Suzanne Berman, CARE Field Coordinator

Siaya is a town twenty miles from Lake Victoria, in Western Kenya. I am in town to visit community groups that my CARE Kenya Read More

4/27/12

Advocacy Gone Global

By:Suzanne Berman, Field Coordinator, CARE USA

I work with members of the US Congress and their constituents to improve Read More

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1/20/12

“We Don't intend to Stop’

Reshma Khan, Advocacy and Communications Assistant, CARE Kenya

Jan. 19, 2012

I still remember the 1st of May 2011. His Excellency Mwai Kibaki, the President of Kenya, Read More

5/23/11

AVAC launches call for applications for 2012 Advocacy Fellowships

May 2011 Read More

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