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From Bread Maker to Breadwinner

 31st Mar 2021    Afghanistan

My name is Safora. I am a mother of three sons and two daughters. They all go to school. We live in the Kabul suburbs in Afghanistan and have a normal life, just like other families in our small community. People have basic jobs. My husband worked hard in the ...

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3 Reasons Why Women Health Workers are Key to COVID-19 Vaccine Access

 25th Mar 2021    None

A new CARE report details the role women frontline health workers play in vaccine delivery and why we must invest in fair pay and decent working conditions.

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Syria’s Women Yearn for A World with Equality

 10th Mar 2021    Syria

Stories of Abeer, Farah, Maya, Nour, and Najah in Syria

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Stop Telling Half the Story!

 2nd Mar 2021    None

Demand more women in power. Our world is in crisis – let’s not leave 50% of the population out of decision-making.

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CARE fights against the Period Taboo around the world!

 17th Feb 2021    Many

For millions of women and girls, having their period is more like a fight for their dignity than a natural cycle. Dropping out of school, health risks, social exclusion, they suffer the consequences of a taboo that must be broken. In 90 countries around the world, CARE acts on a ...

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The Period Taboo: A Universal Problem

 17th Feb 2021    None

The period taboo is one of the sexist stereotypes that affect almost all girls and women around the world. Here is a little tour of the world explaining the daily and concrete impacts of this universal taboo. And what you can do to fight this injustice!

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Encouraging girls to dream big

 11th Feb 2021    India

Gajadharpur is a quiet village tucked between densely populated Baharaich city and busy town of Kaiserganj. The village home to about 3,000 people. 13-year-old Ranjani Gupta is one of them.

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Beirut Blast: 6 months on and still burying the dead

 9th Feb 2021    Lebanon

“With the money I received, I bought a tomb in the cemetery for my son. I had never thought of it before. I did not know also that it costs 5,000 US dollars!” says 65-year-old Hayat Abou Chakra showing a picture of the marble tombstone she had made for her ...

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Iraq: Back to the roots

 9th Feb 2021    Iraq

More than six years ago, hundreds of thousands of people fled from the Sinjar mountains when armed groups attacked the region. At the peak of the crisis, more than 6 million people were living in camps and host communities across Northern Iraq. Four years after military operations ended, many families ...

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Ten things that we can do to help shine a light on forgotten crises amidst a global pandemic

 11th Jan 2021    None

COVID-19 continues to spread its tentacles in a world where humanitarian need was already widespread and growing. Before the virus hit, over one billion people were affected by longterm crises such as conflict, forced displacement and the effects of climate change. The pandemic is compounding these challenges.

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