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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

8/4/12

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

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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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6/21/12

Why I Joined 50,000 Other People in the Journey to Rio

Rio+20 Conference Center. Photo: CARE/Stefan Mielke

By Kevin Henry, Project Coordinator, "Where the Rain Falls"
June 20, 2012, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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5/9/12

Everybody Depends on the Earth to Survive

The farmers of Dan Maza Idi village in Niger have a saying: "Everybody depends on the Earth to survive." But climate change is making survival more difficult in Dan Maza Idi and Read More

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3/29/12

Cyclone Giovanna: “A little help for Voahanginirina, Rose-Marie and Marie-Jeanne’

John Uniack Davis, Country Director, CARE Madagascar

March 29, 2012

Marie-Jeanne lives with two of her three children in this house that is slowly crumbling around Read More
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10/31/11

Niger: Hope and worries in Moujia

After a severe food crisis in 2010, women founded an association of grain banks to prepare for times of hardship

Niandou Ibrahim, CARE Niger, October 21, 2011

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7/22/09

A most meaningful gift

Blog on her recent trip to Ghana by Sarah Blizzard, Development Writer, CARE

Today, I received one of the most meaningful gifts I have ever been given – a bouquet of flowers from the Girls Read More

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