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Women's Leadership in Emergencies

A woman wearing blue scrubs sits in the back of an ambulance.

Women’s voices save lives and increase gender equality. When women’s voices are not heard, women’s rights and needs are often not adequately met, and emergency response can reinforce gender inequality. Women’s equal voice, leadership and participation challenges and transforms the root causes of poverty and injustice.

CARE engaged 8.2 million people in 2019 to make improvements in their economic status

CARE supported the ratification of ILO Convention 189 to protect domestic workers' rights

Highlighted Women's Leadership in Emergencies Programs

Churia Livelihood Improvement (CHULI) Program

CHULI brings together groups of the poorest, so-called “lower caste” women in Nepal and helps them critically analyze the problems they face and identify priorities for action.

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Women on the Move

Women on the Move aims to economically and socially empower 8 million women and girls through the power of savings groups.

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Tipping Point

The Tipping Point initiative identifies the root causes of child, early, and forced marriage and facilitates innovative strategies to create alternative paths for adolescent girls.

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