This ‘Disposable’ Girl Became The Most Educated Person in Her Village.
Raghad, age 11, should be in 5th grade, but hasn’t been to school in two-and-a-half years because she and her family have had to move so many times during the Syrian conflict.
Experiencing, witnessing and perpetrating violence is an all too common reality for boys growing up in this post-conflict environment, which is still marred by the violent breakup of the former Yugoslavia in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Last week, I traveled to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees. I knew I was about to hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence and destruction. I also knew that I'd see firsthand how Syria's civil war has impacted girls.
When I arrived in Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees, I knew I would hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence that would also reveal how Syria’s civil war has impacted girls.
by Razan, 20-year-old Syrian refugee girl living in Jordan: I remember this time last year well. I was in Syria, and I was happy. This might sound strange, I know.
Marie-Goreth, 18, has never been to school. She cannot read or write. She wakes in the morning to walk almost one hour to a field where her family grows rice and sweet potatoes.
PTLA, a three-year public-private partnership built on a broad base of collaboration between CARE, USAID, civil society organizations (...
Addressing inequities; Empowering learners
Making a Difference: Empowering Girls, Expanding Knowledge, Addressing Poverty
When CARE opened the first-ever girls’ school in her Afghani village, it kindled the dreams of 13-year-old Malalai.
Education Findings from the Patsy Collins Trust Fund Initiative
Whether it’s basketball or soccer, boxing or swimming, sport builds character and promotes teamwork.
As we celebrate International Day of the Girl, we can’t help remind ourselves of our own childhood.
We believe that the greatest obstacle to girls’ education is the low social status in which girls are held.
The right to education is fundamental to the attainment and exercise of all human rights.
The world’s future will be largely shaped by today’s girls and tomorrow’s women.
Our plan is called PATHWAY TO EMPOWERMENT because it’s a journey forward, together.
We demonstrate that building girls’ leadership skills and educating those around them leads to the empowerment of girls.