When Maryam leaves her home in Yemen at 7 o’clock in the morning to fetch water, she waves at her friends who go to the school just next to her house. While walking for hours every day she dreams about one day becoming a teacher. Like 2 million children in Yemen she cannot go to school.
The barricaded compounds, innumerable security checks and corner-by-corner police presence are constant reminders of the violence that the people of Afghanistan live with every day. So it would be easy to grow pessimistic about the future of the country.
A girl comes to a screeching halt on a motorbike. A trio of girls stand proudly with their schoolbooks. Two girls - friends and teammates - offer up a soccer ball for a game. These are scenes of everyday life as presented by the people living it in rural Nepal and Bangladesh.
WASHINGTON (May 1, 2017) – CARE is deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration’s decision today to discontinue “Let Girls Learn,” a ground-breaking initiative designed to tackle the barriers that keep 62 million girls – half of them adolescents – out of school.
Symposium will feature a star-studded lineup of speakers, interactive sessions and will be live-streamed from CARE Action’s Facebook page
Every day, women and girls in developing countries walk an average of about four miles — many much farther — to collect water, food, firewood and other basics their families need to survive.
Congressional Staffers Visit Bangladesh with CARE to See How U.S. Investments Are Empowering Women and Girls
WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2017) – A group of House and Senate communications staffers traveled to Bangladesh to see how vital U.S. investments and partnerships are promoting education, health and economic opportunities for women and girls.
CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report