Rights

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.

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...

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