Bushra Aldukhaniah, a Yemeni CARE staffer, shared her horrific tale of fleeing airstrikes in her native Yemen on stage at the Women in the World Summit. “I cannot forget that...
What About Men & Boys?
Preventing Violence Against Women
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Champions of Change
Our efforts include working with men and boys as champions of change, and facilitating debates to challenge gender norms and renegotiate more equitable relationships.
What about men and boys?
CARE fights poverty around the world by empowering girls and women. Girls and women are disproportionately affected by poverty, so fighting poverty effectively requires focus on them. But boys and men are and will always remain central to CARE’s work.
Our community-based efforts to improve education, health and economic opportunity for girls and women don’t just benefit those girls and women. They benefit the boys and men around them – their husbands, sons, brothers and fathers.
Poverty is directly connected to gender inequality. Men and boys in the communities where we work increasingly understand this and are vital partners in our programs to empower girls and women. The communities where men and boys are most actively engaged in our work, real and lasting change is more likely to take hold; change that benefits everyone.
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We’re training men to help bring an end to violence against women.
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We advocate for gender equality in U.S. foreign assistance programs.
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We’re changing the culture of violence and what it means to be a man.
CARE staff talk about why it's critical to engage men and boys to end poverty and reach equality.
CARE Answers your questions about working with men and boys.
CARE IN THE NEWS
The Huffington Post – Men and Boys Are Key to Empowering Women and Girls
In the news
IRIN quoted Delphine Pinault, CARE Uganda’s country director, in a story about the lack of aid for sexual violence victims and refugees fleeing conflict in the Democratic...
Bustle.com: Nearly A Quarter Of Men Think It's OK For An Employer To Ask An Employee For Sex, Survey Finds
Bustle.com featured a story on CARE’s Harris Poll on global attitudes around sexual harassment in the workplace and quoted CARE President and CEO Michelle Nunn extensively.
Girls Globe featured a Burundi government initiative to provide sexual and reproductive health information for young people to prevent high rates of teenage pregnancy and the...
Time.com featured an op-ed from Michelle Nunn, CARE’s president and CEO about the importance of making the #MeToo movement global.
CNN International featured a six-minute interview with CARE Chief Innovation Officer Dar Vanderbeck, about CARE’s “Write Her Future” partnership with cosmetics giant Lancôme...
Fortune.com quoted Michelle Nunn, CARE’s president and CEO in a story about CARE’s global survey on sexual harassment.
Bombings continue in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, despite a ceasefire resolution from the U.N. Hundreds of civilians have been killed in recent weeks during a war that is now in...
Devex featured CARE’s Scale X Design pitch night celebration at Stanford, describing it as “not your average Silicon Valley pitch competition.”
PBS Newshour.com published an extensive story on CARE’s “Suffering in Silence” report highlighting the 10 most underreported humanitarian crises of 2017.