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7/7/14

Mother-in-Laws Matter

Rani is 17 years old, beautiful, confident, and committed to change.  In her village in Bangladesh, most girls get married between 12 and 14, and don’t go to school past the fifth grade.  Not Rani 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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2/19/14

The Courage to Help a Friend

Ramatou Sambo is 12 years old, enrolled in public primary school in the village of Maréguinta in Benin. Fatherless, Ramatou lives with her mother. Last year, she had a narrow escape:  Ramatou’s 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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10/8/09

“It is a disaster, no one can be blamed.’

By Wiwik Widyastuti

Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra

It was Wednesday afternoon in the village of Tanjung Alai. Sariani had just finished her prayers and was sitting in the living room Read More

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10/6/09

Everyone is suffering. Everyone is afraid.

by Adjie Fachrurrazi, CARE emergency coordinator in Indonesia

October 5, 2009

It has been raining non-stop for the past six hours. Heavy, heavy rain.

People are Read More

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10/1/09

Typhoon Ketsana; The poorest will suffer the most

By Lisa Ognjanovic of CARE Laos

As we waited for Typhoon Ketsana to hit, our first priority was Read More

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8/1/08

Give Me A Chance

July 27th was national Election Day in
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