Women's Empowerment

7/20/17

The Weight of Water in Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp


Men used to approach Hado Abdi Gedi full of anger, sometimes calling her names. Why? Because Hado works. More specifically, because Hado is doing a job that has always been reserved for men. She is one of three female security guards for water tanks in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya.

7/18/17

A day in the life of a CARE midwife in Uganda

Uganda hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world. Of the 1.2 million refugees in Uganda, 900,000 are South Sudanese.

7/10/17

Congressional Delegation Travels with CARE to See Impact of Humanitarian Assistance Programs in Jordan

WASHINGTON (July 10, 2017) – A delegation of policymakers and leaders from the public and private sectors traveled to Jordan with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE to see the positive reach and scope of U.S.

7/7/17

CARE Releases Report on Progress Toward Meeting Family Planning 2020 Commitments

ATLANTA (July 7, 2017) — In advance of next week’s 2017 Family Planning Summit in London, the poverty-fighting organization CARE has released a new report, The Path to 2020: Delivering Transformative, Rights-based Family P

6/21/17

What A Long, Strange Trip it’s Been

Twenty-eight years ago I spent six months living in Rishikesh, India, with a dozen fellow college students. We spent a semester living in an ashram and studying Buddhism, Hinduism and Gandhi.

5/12/17

USA Today: Budget Cuts to Foreign Aid Hurts Mothers

CARE President and CEO Michelle Nunn co-authored an op-ed in USA Today along with Sens. Chris Coons and Jeff Merkle outlining how an investment in women has a greater long-term impact on the community.

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.

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