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2/6/15

Empowering Girls in the 21st Century

In a continuously shifting 21st century climate, with burgeoning youth demographics, changing geopolitical and local dynamics – how can we advance youth and children's rights to empowerment and 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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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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12/9/13

Change and Forgiveness

by Christine Munalula


Elizabeth* is a young widow. At the age of 18, she married a man who abused her, but she misses him now. Before his death, her husband changed. By then, he 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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10/31/11

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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6/22/11

Birthplace: On the Side of the Road

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By Laura Bellinger

More than eight months pregnant with twins, Lea Zehe, 26, fled to the forest with neighbors when her village Read More

5/23/11

AVAC launches call for applications for 2012 Advocacy Fellowships

May 2011 Read More

4/28/09

World renowned musician, Michael Franti, wrote about the CARE National Conference and Celebration on the Huffington post

Time for Passion and Strategy on Climate Change by Michael Franti

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-franti/time-for-passion-and-stra_b...

Ok, here's the deal. I remember reading Read More

3/4/09

Make a Powerful Noise on International Women's Day

On March 5, I”ll be attending APNLive, a one-night event being held at hundreds of theaters across the U.S. in celebration of international women”s day. I”ll be at the Regal Cinemas Hollywood 24 Read More