In the past year, more than 1.4 million people had to flee their homes because of continuous armed conflict in Mbujimayi, in the Oriental Kasai province in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sophat, 26, moved from her home province to Cambodia’s capital city four years ago and has been working in construction ever since.
Kroeun, 52, has been working in construction for over 20 years.
Since violence erupted in South Sudan in 2016, the number of people who have fled to safety in Uganda has exceeded one million.
The barricaded compounds, innumerable security checks and corner-by-corner police presence are constant reminders of the violence that the people of Afghanistan live with every day. So it would be easy to grow pessimistic about the future of the country.
CARE USA, the FGM Network, Save the Children, the World Bank, AGE Africa and World Vision USA join members of Congress to discuss the challenges and opportunities for gender equality worldwide
A girl comes to a screeching halt on a motorbike. A trio of girls stand proudly with their schoolbooks. Two girls - friends and teammates - offer up a soccer ball for a game. These are scenes of everyday life as presented by the people living it in rural Nepal and Bangladesh.