CARE BLOG

Latest Blogs

Filter Blogs

The Wish List image 1
12/20/13

The Wish List

by Johanna Mitscherlich


When I was a child I used to write a wish list before Christmas. A few days before Christmas Eve I put it on the table of our terrace and shouted “Santa Read More

Standing Up to Violence in Jordan image 1
12/6/13

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 image 1
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

Syrian Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a refugee volunteer worker image 1
11/27/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a refugee volunteer worker

On International Volunteer’s Day (December 5th), the international aid organization CARE shines a light on the crucial role which Syrian volunteers play in supporting refugees from Syria in Read More

Progress Positive, but Refugees Can’t Be Forgotten image 1
10/31/13

Progress Positive, but Refugees Can’t Be Forgotten

By Kadry Furany

Despite positive news regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, the refugee situation resulting from this conflict remains a crisis. Kadry Furany, vice president of Read More

Crisis in Syria: “I want to invent a medicine that helps against sadness.” image 1
10/29/13

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

Crisis in Syria: What Remains Unsaid image 1
10/22/13

Crisis in Syria: What Remains Unsaid

By Johanna Mitscherlich, October 2013

 

On a dusty road in the city of Irbid in the north of Jordan, about an hour's drive from the Syrian border, box-shaped Read More