Women & Girls
“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.
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.
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.
ATLANTA (October 22, 2012) - With the presidential debate focused on U.S.
CARE applauds global community for standing by girls and women and urges the global community to honor commitments made at the summit
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.