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CARE Chefs on Tour: A Conversation with CARE Chef Ambassador Spike Mendelsohn and The Bachelor Farmer Head Chef Paul Berglund
MINNEAPOLIS April 7, 2015 – Chef Spike Mendelsohn, owner of Good Stuff Eatery, We, The Pizza and Béarnaise in Washington, DC, joined CARE in Minneapolis last week to Read More
UN Commission on the Status of Women
Strong voices unite to call for gender equality and climate action.
I am proud to be with our CARE International delegation together with over 9,000 participants from Read More
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
No Religion Teaches Violence
"People of all faiths use religion as a reason to marry their children young, but no religion has ever sanctioned child marriage." Read about CARE's experiences of religion and Child Read More
I Was A Child Groom
I don't remember very much about my wedding, just that there was a big party and I was carried to it in an ornate carriage. I was 8 years old. Rajkumari, my wife, was 7.
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
Not For My Daughter
A Nepali woman talks about how she got married at 12--how she made sure that her daughter did not have to.
The fragrance of the monsoon rain soaked earth and the sight of quivering 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
Cash, a Buffalo, and a Bicycle
That’s what GangaRam got as dowry when he married at age 10. It’s a pretty common dowry for a wedding in the Terai region of Nepal—often a young boy marrying a child bride. It’s a lot for a 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