Brazil

Country Info

CARE Brazil was created in 2000 and operates mainly in the Northeast region and urban centres of Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. CARE Brazil works in conjunction with the Brazilian government and local civil organizations that have similar goals in terms of eradicating widespread poverty.

 

Our Work in Brazil

Child Poverty

Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.  

Microfinance

There’s a “savings revolution” taking place in many developing countries.

Youth Empowerment

Addressing the needs of the 1.8 billion young people in the world is critical to ending poverty.

Girls' Education

The majority of the 57 million children out of school are girls — their future is at risk.

Poverty & Social Justice

Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.

Agriculture

By failing to close the gender gap in agriculture, the world is paying dearly.

Climate Change

Climate change threatens the very survival of people living in poverty all over the world.

Why Women & Girls?

Why does CARE fight global poverty by focusing on women and girls? Because we have to.

Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Brazil Fact Sheet 2012

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CARE 2012 Annual Report Facts & Figures

Child Marriage: A Promise of Poverty

Not every marriage lasts forever, but early marriage has lifelong consequences for girls. By forcing a child into premature adulthood, early marriage thwarts her chances at education, endangers her health and cuts short her personal growth and development.

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Program Brief | CARE’s Commitment to Ending Gender-Based Violence

These Are Our Sisters

Gender-based violence is one of the most widespread – but least recognized – human rights abuses in the world. Globally, one out of three women will be beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in her lifetime. This violence is happening to our sisters, mothers, grandmothers, aunts and daughters around the world.

This violence leaves survivors with long-term psychological and physical trauma; tears away at the social fabric of communities; and is used with terrifying effect in conflict settings, with women as the main target.

It doesn't have to be this way. Women and men...

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Child Poverty

What Works for Women

Proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security

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One Planet – One Future

Equity and Resilience for Sustainable development: CARE at Rio Plus 20

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PECCN Pages

September 2012 Issue of CARE's Poverty Environment & Climate Change Network Newsletter

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