For the humanitarian relief agency CARE, people are its tools. More than 10,000 of them work all over the world on everything from disaster relief to global health crises to...
What About Men & Boys?
Preventing Violence Against Women
Hear Fidѐle Bucyanayandi's testimony of the abuse he inflicted on his wife, and learn how CARE is helping Fidѐle break the cycle of violence in his own marriage and in his rural Rwandan community.
Champions of Change
Our efforts include working with men and boys as champions of change, and facilitating debates to challenge gender norms and renegotiate more equitable relationships.
What about men and boys?
CARE fights poverty around the world by empowering girls and women. Girls and women are disproportionately affected by poverty, so fighting poverty effectively requires focus on them. But boys and men are and will always remain central to CARE’s work.
Our community-based efforts to improve education, health and economic opportunity for girls and women don’t just benefit those girls and women. They benefit the boys and men around them – their husbands, sons, brothers and fathers.
Poverty is directly connected to gender inequality. Men and boys in the communities where we work increasingly understand this and are vital partners in our programs to empower girls and women. The communities where men and boys are most actively engaged in our work, real and lasting change is more likely to take hold; change that benefits everyone.
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Did You Know?
We’re training men to help bring an end to violence against women.
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CARE Approved Dads
Help us celebrate all the fathers who are making a difference.
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DID YOU KNOW?
We advocate for gender equality in U.S. foreign assistance programs.
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TECHNICAL RESOURCES ON ENGAGING MEN AND BOYS
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“Be a man!”
We’re changing the culture of violence and what it means to be a man.
CARE staff talk about why it's critical to engage men and boys to end poverty and reach equality.
CARE Answers your questions about working with men and boys.
CARE IN THE NEWS
The Huffington Post – Men and Boys Are Key to Empowering Women and Girls
In the news
Last week, I traveled to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees. I knew I was about to hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence and destruction. I also knew that I'd...
Every day, an untold number of Syrians make the choice to flee their homeland and a regime that's proven it has few boundaries. Many come to Jordan, where I recently spent...
Today is a global celebration that’s only in its second year, it's called International Day of the Girl Child. October 11th is International Day of the Girl. The United...
When I arrived in Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees, I knew I would hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence that would also reveal how Syria’s civil war has...
Every Monday through Friday, approximately 200 people fill CARE's five-story office building in Downtown Atlanta. There, they keep tabs on and help support humanitarian...
Giving Tuesday The Huffington Post – Charitable Giving Is Part of the American Spirit
Horn of Africa Drought Huffington Post – Thanksgiving: Give Thanks and Be Thoughtful
Haiti Disaster Response Media Sampler:(Covering Jan. 12 earthquake, cholera outbreak and Hurricane Tomas)
by Razan, 20-year-old Syrian refugee girl living in Jordan: I remember this time last year well. I was in Syria, and I was happy. This might sound strange, I know.