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Difficulties of living in a refugee camp are intensified for those who live with disabilities

 2nd Dec 2020    Bangladesh

17-year-old Zokiya shares her experiences of fleeing violence in Myanmar and confronting challenges like accessibility and discrimination at her new home in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.

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Mozambique: How two activists overcome lockdown to support GBV survivors

 30th Nov 2020    Mozambique

Mozambique: How two activists overcome lockdown to support GBV survivors

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Jordan: Syrian advocate uses animation to raise awareness on early marriage and gender-based violence

 26th Nov 2020    Many

Nabila, a 24-year-old Syrian refugee, has been living in Amman with her family of six after fleeing Damascus in 2012. She is an active member of CARE’s Community Committees.

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5 Min Inspiration: How 64 countries are ending violence

 26th Nov 2020    None

“I am just praying that the medical scientist gets the vaccines because the disease has come to stay with us and some of us may not survive in our homes if this continues. Now I’m experiencing the fear of my husband and the fear of the disease at the same ...

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Uganda: GBV Survivor Abandons Cultural Perceptions and Speaks Out Against Domestic Violence

 25th Nov 2020    Uganda

In some parts of Northern Uganda, reporting a case to the police implicating your husband is not socially acceptable thus one of the reasons why many women are undergoing gender-based violence in silence.

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Turkey: A refugee, mother, wife and business woman - How Shifa followed the path of her dreams

 25th Nov 2020    Many

Shifa is a 25-year-old Syrian refugee living in Turkey with her husband and ten-month-old baby girl, Jilayda. Since she was 16, she practiced hairdressing and started planning for her career when she was in Syria. But the war changed her life, like many other young Syrians.

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16 Days Campaign to End Gender Based Violence

 24th Nov 2020    None

This 16 Days Campaign, the impact of COVID-19 has shown alarming rates of GBV globally, demanding the need for both awareness and action to end pandemic levels of GBV.

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Solving the Shadow Pandemic: 5 actions needed now to end gender-based violence

 24th Nov 2020    None

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, CARE International Secretary General, Sofia Sprechmann Sineiro outlines 5 critical steps governments and policy makers must take now to condemn gender-based violence to history.

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Kenya: 5 Inspiring Leaders Dismantling Patriarchy and Building Up Women and Girls

 24th Nov 2020    Kenya

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a sharp increase in gender-based violence (GBV) in many parts of the world. CARE is working with local women’s organisations in Kenya’s informal settlements to address GBV and protect survivors.

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