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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
Social Change and Coffee Spoons
J. Alfred Prufrock measured out his life with coffee spoons. T. S. Elliot provides us in one sentence a quantifiable and defined way to measure a dull and lonely existence. How then can we as Read More
Images of a Life Gone By
From female taxi driver and entrepreneur to refugee, Fatimé is rebuilding her life from scratch.
Her entire life is spread out in front of her: vacations in Cameroun, Read More
Everyone is Gone
At 17-years-old Awa went through hell. Today, she takes small steps towards a better future.
Picture this: a worry-free teenage life full of possibilities. Awa lives Read More
Aziza Aims for the Runway
In Southern Chad, refugees from the Central African Republic pass their time hoping for a peaceful future.
“I went out to get bread because we were running out of Read More
World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine
The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the specter of famine looms large. CARE’s Senior Advisor on Emergency Food and Read More
CARE's commitment to securing the future of marginalized girls
31 MILLION - this is the number of adolescent girls under 18 years of age who are missing out on the opportunity to participate in secondary education. Many more will drop out 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.
South Sudan: Anger bites for the women of Malakal
by Aimee Ansari, Country Director for CARE International in South Sudan
In the shower in the Malakal UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, as I dodged a swarm of Read More
A Goat Can Make You Happy
We asked women what changes they wanted to see in their lives. Their answers might surprise you.
Reading through the pile of documents at work today, I ran across a remarkable truth—a goat Read More