Women & Girls

2/12/18

CARE’s Second Annual Scale X Design Challenge Rewards Innovation with $400,000 in Grants

The competition is the culmination of CARE’s Scale X Design Accelerator, which quickens the pace at which innovative programs reach scale 

 

2/2/18

What Trump Didn’t Say About Afghanistan In His State of the Union Address

In America’s longest recent State of the Union Address, President Trump devoted just 34 words to America’s longest war – the conflict in Afghanistan. He talked exclusively in military terms. I wish the President had found a few more words to avoid an ominous omission.

1/23/18

Breaking the mold, Tripoli community action brings women into the light

Wafts of spiced grilled meat lead the visitor to a spotless kitchen where several women are busy cooking daily dishes, local delicacies and mouth-watering desserts.

1/17/18

A child is not a spouse

On a hot and sunny day 15 years ago, Baraka Ali and her daughter Ramatou had a conversation under the century-old Baobab tree in their yard in Tchadoua, a village in southeastern Niger. Ramatou had just been told to drop out of school and get married after she passed her primary school exam.

11/29/17

Finding strength amid the horror

How access to healthcare and family planning is helping Hadiza regain control after losing so much

10/16/17

Signs of hope in war-torn Afghanistan

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.

10/10/17

CARE Hosts Panel on Girls’ Empowerment in Conjunction with House Foreign Affairs Committee

CARE USA, the FGM Network, Save the Children, the World Bank, AGE Africa and World Vision USA join members of Congress to discuss the challenges and opportunities for gender equality worldwide

10/5/17

Scenes of life from the Tipping Point

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.

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