Women's Empowerment

6/4/18

CARE Ready to Respond Following Eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano

Volcanic blast 24 miles southwest of Guatemala City leaves thousands seeking shelter, water, food, clothing and medical care.

5/30/18

How working from home puts many women at risk

Kokila used to work as a home-based tailor in Delhi, India, but it was an abusive environment. “I worked stitching garment pieces for a contractor and often had to work nights to finish my work,” she says.

5/22/18

100,000+ Say #ThisIsNotWorking in Petition Calling for Global Treaty on Workplace Sexual Harassment

At annual CARE National Conference in Washington, D.C., advocates from the U.S., Ecuador and Egypt present petition to delegates considering first-ever global sta

5/17/18

Always on the move

One family’s winding journey in search of safety from the conflict in Syria

4/26/18

A young mother starts over in Uganda

The fish market-turned-landing site at Sebagoro on Uganda’s Lake Albert is no longer full of thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, no longer a makeshift settlement where women build up temporary tents out of the traditional kitenge fabric to protect themselves from the sun.

4/11/18

CARE calls on donors to increase commitment to humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

KINSHASA (April 10, 2018) – CARE is calling on donors to significantly increase their commitment to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of this week’s pledging conference taking place in Geneva.

4/5/18

The bread maker of Eastern Ghouta

In Eastern Ghouta, I came across a structure with smoke rising from it. Inside, a 45-year-old woman sat with her three children and elderly husband, who was unable to move, looking out through the opening where the door should have been. Outside, a young man with a cart hurried in our direction. 

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