While all crisis-affected settings are associated with an increased risk of GBV, there are unique factors about COVID-19 that make it particularly alarming. This brief covers the unique dimensions of GBV and COVID-19.
Women and girls’ safe spaces (WGSS) form one of the most widely implemented GBV prevention and response programming interventions in humanitarian contexts. Despite their widespread use and potential to increase the well-being, safety, and empowerment of women and girls, there is a lack of rigorous evidence regarding the role of these spaces in participants’ lives. CARE conducted a study to examine the effectiveness of its WGSS in Northwest Syria and South Sudan. This report provides detailed analysis of findings from this research. This high-level brief provides an overview of the key findings and program, policy and future research recommendations from this study. Read More
We, the undersigned Chief Executives of 12 humanitarian organizations, are writing to urgently appeal for the U.S. to step up its actions in achieving an immediate and lasting cessation of hostilities between Israel and Palestinian armed groups and in allowing unfettered and safe humanitarian access to provide life-saving relief to communities in need. Read MoreRead More
According to a new joint analysis by CARE and Booz Allen Hamilton, the U.S. faces a choice: Invest at least $11.3 billion over the next three years to ensure vaccines reach the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach communities worldwide, particularly low-to-middle-income countries, or pay as much as almost $700 billion in continued economic loss if we fail to meet this global challenge. Read MoreRead More