Laxmi Pal is not only creating art, she’s creating history. The 12-year-old grew up in a tiny thatched-roof hut made of dried mud in Kodanna village, believing that she didn’t belong in school.
My name is Israa’ Salman Al-Rehel. I am 10 years old and I live with my family of eight in Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip. Since I was four, I have had a hard time seeing and must use prescription glasses.
Three years after the worst earthquake in Haiti’s history, on January 12, 2010, the massive task of recovery and reconstruction continues in the face of sometimes daunting challenges including political gridlock, donor fatigue and chaotic property laws.
CARE is a signatory to Girl Declaration and helped with its development.
The world’s future will be largely shaped by today’s girls and tomorrow’s women.
Making a Difference: Empowering Girls, Expanding Knowledge, Addressing Poverty