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10/7/13

Atlanta Family Funds Social Enterprise in Bangladesh Through CARE

This week CBS Atlanta News is looking at CARE in our community. The nonprofit committed to ending extreme global poverty is celebrating 20 years in Atlanta, and there are...

10/7/13

CBS Atlanta – CARE Action Network Women Witness CARE’s Work in the Field

This week CBS Atlanta News has looked at how people in our community touch lives through CARE. The non-profit committed to ending extreme global poverty is celebrating 20...

9/26/13

Too Young to Wed: Empowering Girls as Leaders of Tomorrow

“I want to make sure girls have their rights and are not forced into marriage. What are you going to do?” 17 year-old Farwa asks UN delegates. Read The Article

9/24/13

Can the Success of Empowering Women be Measured with a Yardstick?: Seven Questions for Helene Gayle

A few years ago in Nairobi, Kenya, I met Helene Gayle, President and CEO of CARE. She invited me to see firsthand the work that CARE was leading in Kibera, the largest slum...

9/24/13

Is Giving Back in Your Work Ethic? (video)

CARE CEO and President, Helene Gayle talks about her career fighting global poverty and illness. Read The Article

9/19/13

Women Still Scarce in Egypt’s Constitution Process

CAIRO, Egypt (WOMENSENEWS)-- Egypt is writing its second constitution in as many years, and the makeup of the 50-person committee has activists worried that gender equality...

9/19/13

Child Brides: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Their Plight

When I first met Genet, it was hard to believe she was actually 13. She was incredibly small physically - no taller than my 7-year-old son -- and intensely shy.

9/18/13

In Jordan, Women's Small Change Makes Big Change and a Step Toward the MDGs

"I didn't understand how to save. I'd spend small amounts on nothing," says Mysoon Al Harthy, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee woman living in Jordan. "Now I have a lot of savings...

9/17/13

The Emerging Refugee Crisis in Syria

The political and diplomatic crisis in Syria have caught the world's attention.  But the continuing conflict is also producing a humanitarian crisis:  millions of refugees.  ...

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