Addressing inequities; Empowering learners
Children are naturally hungry to learn, but face daunting barriers to attending school, especially girls. CARE works to address the roots of those impediments as a way to increase learning opportunities.
Among those barriers are hunger, lower social status, chores, early marriage, school safety and sanitation.
This 5 page brief discusses what we know about GBV in education and how childhood exposure to GBV impacts behavior later in life. It includes promising strategies for preventing GBV.
This 28 page report describes a literature review of what we know about preventing GBV in educational settings, as well as key recommendations for improving programming that works.
As I entered the hut, I paused. Pulling the end of my dupatta (piece of cloth used by women to cover their chest and head), I wiped off perspiration from my brow. Mariam came forward to greet me and holding my hand, led me inside her hut. She asked some seated women to create space between them and sat me down. She yelled to her daughter Rahmat to bring me something to drink. The child obliged. Mariam handed me a glass of sherbet (sweetened drink) which I drank slowly. Once I had had my fill, I handed back the glass to her.
EDUCATIONAL IMPACT: 2008 – 2013