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Emiline: Things improve when you are determined to be better

 7th Mar 2019    Syria

Emiline, 39, is a married Syrian mother of three. When she fled from Syria to Jordan in 2012 with her husband and children, she found herself trapped inside four walls. She was too afraid to leave her home, and wouldn’t let her children leave either. Her husband couldn’t find work ...

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Rihab: “I am a leader in my household and an example for my children”

 7th Mar 2019    Syria

Rihab lives in Zarqa, Jordan, along with her husband and five children. She became a member of CARE’s Zarqa Women’s Leadership Council when it first began in 2016.

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In the midst of war, Yemeni women are creating opportunities

 6th Mar 2019    Yemen

Rehab Alkhouja, who works for CARE in Yemen as a Women’s Economic Empowerment Field Officer, celebrates International Women's Day by highlighting the role of women in war-torn Yemen.

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From woman to superwoman: the journey of Hadjo, an activist in Niger

 23rd Jan 2019    Niger

The story of Hadjo Djibo, a woman on the move from Hamdallaye a small village in Niger about 30 kilometers from the capital Niamey. Hadjo has become a superwoman that advocates for women of her community, she has risen from full housewife to an activist, inspiring entrepreneur and politician through ...

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Five things to watch in 2019: a perspective from CARE International

 21st Jan 2019    Global

What will this year look like? First, the economic landscape in 2019 will certainly be “wobbly,” as detailed in The Economist. Protectionism, populism and anti-immigration continue to be top issues across many countries, along with increasingly turbulent financial markets and high levels of debt.

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Saving and creating a future that is female

 27th Dec 2018    Ethiopia

On the idyllic hilltop in Ebinat, a group of 20 women are meeting and greeting each other. One of them is carrying a small lock-box that looks like a treasure chest.

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Changing within to create change outside

 26th Dec 2018    Ethiopia

If you want to change the world, start with yourself first. This saying particularly holds true when it comes to changing gender norms.

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She didn’t have much but lost it all: the heartbreaking story of a conflict survivor in Ethiopia

 23rd Dec 2018    Ethiopia

Almaz is one of the 1 million people who were displaced during the most recent ethnic conflict in Gedeo and West Guji zones in southern Ethiopia.

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“Our only home is gone, in the blink of an eye"

 21st Dec 2018    Indonesia

64 year old hasna single-handedly supports her family of 6. On 28 September their home was destroyed by the Indonesia earthquake

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“I want to help other women to be stronger”

 21st Dec 2018    Indonesia

More than 330,000 survivors lost their homes after the Indonesia earthquake and were forced to live in makeshift tents

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