Women's Empowerment

5/10/17

CARE Welcomes Announcement of Mark Green as USAID Administrator

WASHINGTON (May 10, 2017) — The global poverty-fighting organization CARE welcomes the announcement today of Ambassador Mark Green as the new Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

4/25/17

Vice.com: Garment Factories in Bangladesh Are Trying on Gender Equality For Size

The ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh makes up 13 percent of the country's gross domestic product and has created jobs for more than 4 million workers, of which up to 85 percent are poorly educated women who are largely from rural areas, according to CARE.

4/19/17

CARE VR Film Women on the Move Released Following SXSW Premiere, Sundance Showing

Film celebrating women banding together in Niger now available on Oculus App, Facebook 360

3/16/17

CARE Sounds Alarm on President’s Budget Request, Opposes Deep Cuts to Foreign Assistance, which Saves Lives, Benefits U.S. National Security

WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE is deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s budget request released today, which would slash funding for critical foreign assistance programs by roughly one-third in order to offset increases in defe

3/15/17

CARE Honors Former President and CEO Dr. Helene D. Gayle at Signature Event in Washington, D.C.

Symposium will feature a star-studded lineup of speakers, interactive sessions and will be live-streamed from CARE Action’s Facebook page

3/8/17

Walking with Women Worldwide

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.

2/22/17

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.

2/13/17

CARE Launches “Walk In Her Shoes” Campaign, Announces Sheryl Sandberg as Honorary Chair

Facebook COO, CARE’s Michelle Nunn to discuss campaign for world’s women and girls via live video

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