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We make all of CARE’s evaluation and research reports available for public access in accordance with our Accountability Policy. These are available at our Evaluation Library.

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Haiti Earthquake Rapid Gender Analysis Executive Summary

September 13, 2021

UN Women and CARE, in collaboration with the Ministry for the Status of Women and Women's Rights (MCFDF) and the Department of Civil Protection (DGPC), launched the Rapid Gender Analysis, designed to evaluate the impact of the Haiti earthquake of August 2021 on women, men, girls and boys, including persons in a situation of vulnerability. This analysis was conducted in order to guide the current humanitarian response in Haiti in the short term, as well as recovery efforts in the medium and long term.

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The True Cost of Delivering COVID Vaccines: South Sudan

August 2, 2021

By July 18, South Sudan was able to administer the 60,000 doses of COVID- 19 vaccine they had in stock through a series of smart investments in delivery, training, and social mobilization coordinated with several different partners. As new doses are projected to arrive in country in August, South Sudan continues to reinforce gaps in the health systems to make COVID-19 vaccinations possible without disrupting existing health services.

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A Grandmother’s Mission to Provide: Case Study, Nigeria, July 2021

July 12, 2021

Since COVID-19, CARE has undertaken concerted efforts to listen to women and girls and learn the impacts of the pandemic on women's lives, their greatest needs, and how they are responding. A segment of women and girls CARE engaged in these conversations have been members of VSLAs. This case study features the story of 65-year-old VSLA treasurer Fati Musa from North-Eastern Nigeria. Fati was interviewed in April 2021 as part of CARE's Women Respond initiative.

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Examining Women and Girls’ Safe Spaces in Humanitarian Contexts: Research Findings from Northwest Syria and South Sudan (Research Report)

June 29, 2021

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.

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Standing strong in the face of the pandemic: Case Study, Uganda, June 2021

June 21, 2021

Since COVID-19, CARE has undertaken concerted efforts to listen to women and girls and learn the impacts of the pandemic on women's lives, their greatest needs, and how they are responding. A segment of women and girls CARE engaged in these conversations have been members of VSLAs. This case study features the story of 33-year-old VSLA member Kansiime Bonny from South West Uganda. Kansiime was interviewed in April 2021 as part of CARE's Women Respond initiative.

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Solidarity in Saving: Women Respond Quarter 1 Briefing, May 2021

June 6, 2021

Between December 2020 and March 2021, CARE conducted interviews with saving group members as part of the Women (in VSLA) Respond sub-initiative. The sub-initiative is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and focuses on how women and girls in VSLAs in Burundi, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Uganda are affected by and responding to the pandemic. This Quarter 1 briefing is the first of four and includes quantitative data from Burundi, Ethiopia, Mali, and Niger. The survey included 1,607 VSLA members, of which 1,422 were women and girls. This brief will be continuously updated as follow-up surveys and qualitative interviews conducted in the six countries to understand how trends evolve over time.

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Menstruation in Adult Women: Experiences and attitudes towards menstruation in farming communities in rural Ghana and Malawi

May 25, 2021

Many women face challenges regarding menstrual hygiene including a lack of resources to hygiene products (e.g. absorption materials, soap) as well as cultural and societal taboos. The few studies about adult women’s experiences with menstruation show that they lack support and proper resources, which may contribute to stress and missing work.

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