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1/21/18

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

CARE Rwanda Walk in Her Shoes
3/14/17

Failing is not Falling Down: Rwanda Walks in Her Shoes

On a bright and sunny day, CARE Rwanda held its first “Walk In Her Shoes” awareness creation and fundraising event to raise money to support projects that empower women and girls across the 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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10/22/13

Crisis in Syria: Packing My Suitcase

By Johanna Mitscherlich, October 2013

 

I am moving my belongings from one corner of my flat to another, stacking shirts, pants and jackets, piling books and my Read More

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4/10/13

CRISIS IN DRC: Goma Calling …

Two weeks ago, Yawo Douvon, CARE's country director in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), found himself showing Angelina Jolie and U.K. foreign Read More

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8/27/12

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mapendo Marie, rape survivor

A woman who arrived in Katoyi, North Kivu without clothes said that during an attack on her village, five of her family members, including her mother-in-law, husband and child, were Read More
1/29/12

Why I Stand on a Bridge

On March 8, International Women”s Day, women around the world will gather on bridges as Read More

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11/8/11

Healing and Restoring Dignity to Survivors of Sexual Violence

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Allen Clinton and Jackie Kiernan

Florance Kwinja picked up her basket filled with corn meal and beans and headed to the market Read More

10/15/08

Death from Delivery - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Healthy women and babies are dying from something natural and manageable – giving birth. In the poorest parts of the world, a woman's lifetime risk of death from complications during pregnancy and Read More