Violence Against Women

8/7/18

D. R. Congo: One of the World’s Forgotten Humanitarian Crises in Urgent Need of International Attention

A surge in violent conflict and inter-communal tensions has forced more than 781,000 Congolese, many of them women and children, to flee their homes since 2017.

5/30/18

How working from home puts many women at risk

Kokila used to work as a home-based tailor in Delhi, India, but it was an abusive environment. “I worked stitching garment pieces for a contractor and often had to work nights to finish my work,” she says.

5/22/18

100,000+ Say #ThisIsNotWorking in Petition Calling for Global Treaty on Workplace Sexual Harassment

At annual CARE National Conference in Washington, D.C., advocates from the U.S., Ecuador and Egypt present petition to delegates considering first-ever global sta

4/11/18

CARE calls on donors to increase commitment to humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

KINSHASA (April 10, 2018) – CARE is calling on donors to significantly increase their commitment to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of this week’s pledging conference taking place in Geneva.

3/28/18

Learning how to heal

Dudu Grace Edward is a 45-year-old single mother from South Sudan. She had to flee her home and is now living in a refugee settlement in Uganda. In total, more than 1 million people have fled to Uganda from South Sudan. Eighty-five percent of them are women and children. In July 2017 the other ca

3/27/18

New CARE Report Reveals Sky-High Costs of Violence Against Women

ATLANTA (March 26, 2018) — Violence against women (VAW) costs society upwards of 2 percent of global GDP, and a CARE report released today demonstrates how that $1.5 trillion loss hits low-, middle- and high-income countries alike. 

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