Women's Empowerment

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In the Koh Kong province of Cambodia, CARE is tackling poverty by teaching women to become innovators. The Young Women in Business project helps women access employment and income opportunities in this area of Southwestern Cambodia where gender inequality is high and job opportunities are scarce.

Chim Srey Thorn, age 27, is one of these women who now runs her own business thanks to the training she got from CARE. Through the Young Women in Business project she learned how to raise livestock, manage a small business and handle finances. She also learned basic veterinary skills. 

Juliet Inisa is a single mother of three children ages 13, five and two. She had to work hard on her own to provide for her kids.

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 “Courage” Theme includes Citizens Storming Capitol Hill for Change, an Online Art Gallery and Twitter Photo Campaign 

When Ediliya heard about a network of women established to empower them to stand up and challenge certain practices that hinder their progress in life, she joined it.

We explore where food aid fits into U.S. diplomatic strategy, and how this new legislation affects, and doesn't affect, the status quo.

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In October 2013, we caught up with Maria Landa of Peru to see how she and her welding business were doing.

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