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How much does it cost to save a life?
When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can Read More
Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone
“Don’t touch.” I hear this slogan over and over again here in Sierra Leone. I am on a visit with my colleagues from CARE Sierra Leone and our regional office for Western Africa to meet Read More
Syrian refugees in Egypt: “We meet refugee women where they are”
Heba Al Azzazy, Case Manager at CARE Egypt, talks about the situation of Syrian refugee women in Egypt, gender-based violence and why it is so important to constantly reach out to refugees.
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
Right to rest through family planning
It has already been six months since my last visit to Ali Ade camp in Djibouti where we held a three-day workshop for local religious leaders and other community members to raise their awareness Read More
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
I Could Tell My Story
When Aaliyah first got married, she got in trouble because her new family had to buy her a stepstool. Without it, she was too short to reach the stove or sink to take care of her duties in the Read More
The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher
By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.
It is day one of our Read More
South Sudan: Women are Raped as Punishment
“Sometimes when I give an interview, I have to turn off the part of my brain that analyzes what I’m saying. The implications of what I’m telling are too devastating: 64 reported cases of gender Read More
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