GOMA, Congo, The Dem. Rep.
Violence Against Women
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).
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.
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.
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 calls for total protection of women and girls
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.