Mafi* holds her newborn daughter as she puts her hand gently on her little tummy. Shortly before fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo, four armed men raped Mafi and she became pregnant.
Violence Against Women
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.
The BBC published a commentary about the health risks of maturing early, which can subject girls to a greater threat of sexual harassment and violence and lead to elevated rates of depression, substance abuse, eating disorders and anti-social behaviors in adulthood.
GENEVA (June 8, 2018)
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.
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
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.
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