Uganda hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world. Of the 1.2 million refugees in Uganda, 900,000 are South Sudanese.
Violence Against Women
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.
CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report
CARE Program Promoting Non-violence, Including Non-violence toward Women, Featured in Award-Winning Documentary
ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2016) — A CARE program in the Balkans called “Be a Man Club” is featured in an award-winning film by Liz Mermin of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence around the world.
In Sri Lanka, a CARE and Partners for Prevention study found that men who experienced childhood violence were 1.7 to 2 times more likely to be violent against their intimate partners then men who did not experience abuse.
CARE's CEO and President Helene Gayle recently visited South Sudan to see the growing humanitarian challenge and CARE's response.