Violence Against Women

3/19/13

Back from the Brink: UN Conference on Women's Rights Reaches Conclusion

NEW YORK (March 18, 2013) - The annual session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW) ended last week with an agreement by member states to strengthen global efforts to prevent and respond to a wide spectrum of

3/13/13

CARE Applauds Congress for Prioritizing Child Marriage in the Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2013) - The poverty-fighting organization CARE thanks Congress for including major provisions to address child marriage globally in the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

3/4/13

More Than 250 Advocates Call for Investment in Women and Girls at CARE's National Conference & International Women's Day Celebration

Advocates voice the need for a robust U.S. foreign assistance budget and attention to gender-based violence.

1/9/13

CARE Shares Anger and Grief Over Brutal Rape and Death of a 23-Year-Old Woman in India

CARE shares the anger and grief of our sisters and brothers in India over the recent and widely-reported brutal gang rape and death of a 23-year-old woman in the capital city of Delhi.

1/1/13

CARE Trains Men and Women to Detect and Prevent Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Hands clap and fingers snap as a group of women and men watch CARE staff Rose Vive Lobo’s lips and respond to her questions.

"What does sexual violence mean? Do you know different forms of such violence? What are women’s and men’s rights and obligations?"

CARE Knows How to Prevent Gender-based Violence with Beads

The “bead game” was designed to address some of the pressure women in certain cultures feel to give birth to boy children, and reduce the stigma placed upon women who give birth to girls.

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