A gender-sensitive response to COVID-19
Women and girls have been disproportionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic while playing a key role in responding to the health crisis. CARE has supported women-centered leadership, design and delivery of response and recovery policies.Read about our COVID-19 response
of the direct participants of our programs are women and girls.
of our staff members are from the country where they work.
of all our funds go directly to program services.
CARE is working fast to overcome the many access barriers to the affected areas and deliver essential items to thousands of people in dire need.
Today, February 6th, the world marks International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM. With 98% of girls between the ages of 5-11 having undergone infibulation, the most brutal form, Somalia has the highest recorded cases of FGM.
22 districts across Zambia are underwater due to climate change-induced flooding. Impacts of the heavy rainfall combined with rising cases of cholera and COVID-19 has created a triple threat to already vulnerable communities.
Our Vision 2030
Together with our partners, we commit to supporting 200 million people from vulnerable communities to fight poverty and social injustice. To achieve this goal, gender equality sits at the heart of our work.Read CARE 2030 Goals