Women & Girls

9/26/13

Too Young to Wed: Empowering Girls as Leaders of Tomorrow

“I want to make sure girls have their rights and are not forced into marriage. What are you going to do?” 17 year-old Farwa asks UN delegates.

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9/26/13

Actress Amy Brenneman Visits CARE Projects in Peru

Actress Amy Brenneman, most recently the star of ABC’s Private Practice, visited several CARE maternal health and child nutrition programs in Peru in late 2012. 

9/19/13

Child Brides: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Their Plight

When I first met Genet, it was hard to believe she was actually 13. She was incredibly small physically - no taller than my 7-year-old son -- and intensely shy.

9/8/13

Stopping Violence Against Women Starts With Men

I recently met a teenager from India's Dalit ("untouchable") community who had been gang-raped by a group of upper-caste men. She told me that instead of providing support after the attack last September, relatives were humiliating her. "I'm finding it hard to cope with the stigma," she said.

10/22/12

Prioritize Women and Girls in the Upcoming Presidential Debate

ATLANTA (October 22, 2012) - With the presidential debate focused on U.S.

7/11/12

CARE Commends Groundbreaking London Summit on Family Planning

CARE applauds global community for standing by girls and women and urges the global community to honor commitments made at the summit

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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