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Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017
Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many 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
Happy 66th Anniversary to Leo and Helga!
Sixty-six years ago, CARE played matchmaker for one amazing couple! CARE wishes a happy 66th wedding anniversary to the original CARE Package® couple, Helga and Leo Kissell.
Leo and Read More
Dead to Red Race: I Choose to Run for the Refugee
"We live in the age of the refugee, the age of the exile"
– Ariel Dorfman
When I was in university, I learnt about the refugee Read More
Dead to Red Race: From Dadaab to Syria, With Love
It has been four months now since Johanna has left our office in Bonn, Germany, to move to Jordan and support CARE’s communications of the emergency response for Syrian refugees.
Humanity Is the Best Medicine
The harsh winter makes life for Syrian refugees in Lebanon even harder. CARE Lebanon distributes blankets and floormats to more than 16,000 refugees and provides them with cash so they can buy Read More
Breaking Taboos: Exposing Violence to End Violence in the Arab World
By Sherine Ibrahim
The Middle East has been receiving a bad rap for the treatment of women. Multiple reports, articles and personal testimonials point to an upsurge in violence Read More
Standing Up to Violence in Jordan
Interview by Laura Sheahen
Violence against women and girls in the Middle East is often hidden. The country of Jordan has made great strides in raising awareness of gender-based 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
Crisis in Syria: “I want to invent a medicine that helps against sadness.”
By Johanna Mitscherlich
Do we risk it or not? Is the coast clear? Are they still shooting? Have the tanks finally rolled away? Are we out of reach of their airplanes and their Read More