What Is Gender-Based Violence?
Violence Against Women
Suniti, tell us about your job.
I've been working for CARE for more than 10 years. I focus on gender and health issues, and work with families, service providers, NGOs and the government – all at the same time!
In rural Rwanda, a man named Fidѐle joined one of CARE’s innovative programs addressing the violence that plagued his community. Fidѐle always dreamed of having a son. But, after his wife delivered three daughters, Fidѐle started to abuse her.
Marie-Goreth, 18, has never been to school. She cannot read or write. She wakes in the morning to walk almost one hour to a field where her family grows rice and sweet potatoes.