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.
No child should grow up with such a name
How does one react when being told that the name of a new-born child means "one who has lost everything and whose people are eternally persecuted"?
Syrian refugees: School is a fading memory
For Syrian refugee children such as eleven-year-old Hani, childhood is a fading memory.
"Girls should wear school uniforms, not wedding dresses"
When Muzoon became a refugee she thought her life had come to an end. But what she found was the challenge of her life...
To the leaders of South Sudan: Look into your hearts
As I dodge a swarm of mosquitoes at the Malakal camp, I realise how deeply angry I am about the situation in South Sudan.