Walk in solidarity with women and girls in the developing world who walk miles every day collecting water for their families.
These gruelling daily treks mean they often don’t have time to reach their full potential in life.
CARE is building wells, boreholes and standing taps close to their homes, allowing them more time to go to school or work.
This March, walk 10,000 steps a day in solidarity and raise money for women and girls in the poorest communities.
... of the world’s poorest billion people are women and girls.
... is the average distance women and girls in developing countries walk every day to fetch water.
Ayanna’s young feet should be skipping, playing or walking to school. Instead they make a back-breaking 6 hour trek to fetch water every day so she can survive.
Walk In her Shoes and you will give her more time for school and to live her childhood. Find out more >>
"It's heartbreaking that so many women and girls in Africa don't fulfil their potential because of gruelling daily chores like fetching water for their families...
"I'll be putting on my walking boots for CARE and I encourage women and girls here in the UK to do the same."
-- Claire Sweeney, actress
"Walking is key to maintaining good health and this is a great motivation to get going...
CARE is freeing women and girls from the burden of collecting water by repairing and building wells and taps close to their homes, allowing them time to go to school or work. That's why I'm proud to Walk in Her Shoes in support of CARE."
-- Linda Barker, celebrity supporter
Dr Helen Pankhurst, grand-daughter of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst and CARE International UK Ambassador, has been interviewed in The Independent about the issues affecting women's rights globally.
Read Helen's article about women's rights, Walk In Her Shoes and the power of education at The Independent now.