“We always thought that Europe was civilised” – a refugee’s story

“No one is able to help me and my family. We are tired of this.”

A journey through CARE’s work in OPT and Lebanon

Laurie Lee sees first-hand the impact of CARE’s work, the resilience of the people we work with, and the challenges that they still face.

The EU and refugees: Looking the other way

Fundamentally this ‘refugee crisis’ is a crisis of humanity, and a test of the values Europe stands for.

Walk In Her Shoes – from charity to activism

The Walk In Her Shoes women’s day march was not just a celebration - it brought home how much we can do to change the lives of women and girls.

Child marriage in emergencies: A fatal mistake

Child marriage among the Syrian refugee community is seen as a way to ‘protect our girls’ - but it actually puts girls in danger.

4 ways to stop violence against women

To mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, here’s four ways that CARE is working to end gender-based violence.

Human Rights Day: A hand-up for Hamid

Last Friday in Beirut I met Hamid, a young Syrian from Damascus. He's been working as a waiter for almost a year, after he fled the conflict in Syria fearing for his life.

Syrian refugees: Caring for people with disabilities

“I want to tell you the story of how I got here,” the 32-year-old woman says with a smile on her face.