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7/7/14

Mother-in-Laws Matter

Rani is 17 years old, beautiful, confident, and committed to change.  In her village in Bangladesh, most girls get married between 12 and 14, and don’t go to school past the fifth grade.  Not Rani Read More

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6/11/14

Syria Refugee Crisis: Three Years of War

When I see Nada for the first time, she is sitting in front of me during one of CARE’s information sessions in the refugee camp Azraq in the north of Jordan. She sits up straight, her eyes Read More

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6/11/14

Syria Refugee Crisis: A Pair of Jeans, Sneakers and a Smile

Early on a warm Thursday morning in May, my colleague Rouwaida and I drove from Beirut to CARE’s office in Mount Lebanon. Two months ago, Syrian refugees and CARE staff ran the Dead Sea to Red Sea Read More

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6/5/14

Men Working to Stop Violence

When you ask him why he is committed to stopping gender-based violence, Abdul has a remarkable story. “A drunk man in my town was beating his wife.  When I tried to stop him, he started beating me Read More

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4/28/14

Sleepless in South Sudan

Aimee Ansari, Country Director, South Sudan

April 26, 2014

 

Twenty plus years in the international aid business and I’ve never been in a situation Read More

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4/18/14

Crisis in Syria: Two Times a Refugee

When I was a child my grandmother used to tell me how she felt when she was forced to flee to Syria from her home in Palestine in 1948. She hoped for her children and her grandchildren to Read More
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3/20/14

22 hours and 23 minutes through the desert for Syria

CARE team of aid workers and volunteer refugee staff participates in “Dead to Red” marathon in Jordan and tells of their epic journey

On March 13th, three years after the Read More

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3/12/14

Dead to Red Race: I am running for my Syrian friends

By Amber Savage, Deputy Program Manager, Syrian Refugee Response February 2012-February 2014



Sports have always been a big part in my life. I spent a good portion Read More

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2/26/14

Dead to Red Race: You Are Not Alone

I have been working with various humanitarian organisations in different countries for the past 10 years. I have worked in Columbia, Palestine, Ethiopia, Mexico, Sudan and South Sudan. I have seen Read More

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2/26/14

Dead to Red Race: "I Am Running for University Students in Syria"

Three years ago, I was studying economics at the University of Damascus. For me, these were the best days of my life. I guess it’s the same everywhere in the world; when we finish high school Read More

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