by Holly Frew, CARE USA
Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They...
Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.
Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.
Talk about a bad...
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Getting the voices of women from disaster-affected communities into the UN World Humanitarian
Every year, hundreds of women’s rights activists come to New York to lobby governments in the United Nations on gender equality during the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year Read More
UN Commission on the Status of Women
Strong voices unite to call for gender equality and climate action.
I am proud to be with our CARE International delegation together with over 9,000 participants from Read More
Anastacia Makes Things Happen
International Women’s Day might be my favorite day of the year. It gives me a chance to reflect on all of the amazing women that I get to work with every day.
This isn’t just Read More
Tanzania: Happy International Women's Day
All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for 2015 is ‘Make it Happen’ and it Read More
Afghanistan Avalanche: "How do I feed my children?"
The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is worsening as at least 30,000 people are affected by heavy snowfalls, rains and avalanches.
While many houses have already been Read More
I Am Powerful
I had the idea of photographing various refugee and Jordanian women for the International Women’s Day while holding a sign that read: “I Am Powerful.”
A task that proved to me Read More
How much does it cost to save a life?
When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can Read More
Women Must be at the Center of Ebola Response
Today a major international donor conference is taking place in Brussels to plan the rebuilding of Ebola hit countries. Having just recently returned from Sierra Read More
Don’t Touch: Life in Ebola Stricken Sierra Leone
“Don’t touch.” I hear this slogan over and over again here in Sierra Leone. I am on a visit with my colleagues from CARE Sierra Leone and our regional office for Western Africa to meet Read More
Girls Lead the Way in Cambodia
In ethnic minority communities in Cambodia’s remote northeast province of Ratanakiri, heavy housework demands and classes taught in a language that children did not understand led to a large Read More