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Aziza was in the room
Sometimes at meetings in CARE, we leave one chair at the table empty. That chair represents Aziza, a hypothetical or representative woman on whose behalf CARE works and advocates for an end to Read More
One big step for the planet, five vital steps for the hungry
Today, on Earth Day, world leaders gathered in New York to take the next critical step in tackling climate change and ending hunger.
With the signing of the Paris Agreement by over 170 Read More
CARE Chefs on Tour: A Conversation with CARE Chef Ambassador Spike Mendelsohn and The Bachelor Farmer Head Chef Paul Berglund
MINNEAPOLIS April 7, 2015 – Chef Spike Mendelsohn, owner of Good Stuff Eatery, We, The Pizza and Béarnaise in Washington, DC, joined CARE in Minneapolis last week to Read More
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
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
No Way Out: Child Marriage in Tanzania
This week, I learned that schools in Tanzania have the right to force girls to have pregnancy tests, and to expel them if they are pregnant.
This appalling fact is one of the reasons that 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.
Crisis in West Bank and Gaza: “When they return, they will find nothing”
Haifa Abu Amro, CARE staffer in Gaza, 30 years old talks about how she has lived through the violence in Gaza and what she sees on the ground
“Unfortunately, we 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