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CARE In the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
CARE and our local partners are supporting displaced families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq as they struggle through the cold winter months.
The refugees that have sought Read More
Gender Based Violence Can Become Just a Memory
We sat down with Perusi, a SASA! and, Emmanuel, a member of Abatangamuco to discuss how their lives before and after entering these programs.
Remorsefully, Emmanuel talked about 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
Rapid Funds Leads to Rapid Response: CARE in Turkey
On the morning of November 5, I joined the CARE Turkey field team responding to the needs of recently-arrived refugees from Kobane, Syria. CARE was one of the first agencies on the ground, with 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
A Husband is the Most Important Diploma
I'm Consolata, and I am 37 years old. I only completed the 6th grade when my parents withdrew me from school. They said, “6 years of education for a girl is enough. The most important diploma Read More
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
Progress Positive, but Refugees Can’t Be Forgotten
By Kadry Furany
Despite positive news regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, the refugee situation resulting from this conflict remains a crisis. Kadry Furany, vice president of Read More
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
The Women of Koundougou
By Marie-Eve BertrandKoundougou, 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