Stories

DRC: Rape as a weapon of war

Read Jolly’s story [not her real name] to find out the impact when rape is used as a weapon of war.

Lesotho: Declining crop production sparks food crisis

Mamatsuri, a 33-year-old widow, was not able to harvest this or last year. Currently she has no food in reserve.

Bangladesh: Building flood-resistant homes

An emergency relief team including CARE is constructing over 11,000 flood-resistant houses and latrines to cope with annual flooding.

Pakistan: Homes and crops destroyed by floods

People are urgently in need of shelter, clean water, and medical care following ongoing floods in southern Pakistan.

Early child marriage: "Maybe some day, but not today"

Legally Mukeshwari's marriage should never even have been possible. She was only 15 years old.

Families fighting cholera in Sierra Leone

Marie has just watched her grandson recover from cholera; now, for the first time in her long life, she is fighting the disease herself.

For girls, sports are more than ‘just a game’

“I’m young but I lead a group of 40 adult women in our village sports group,” says Neema, a young woman in Tanzania.

Does helping people adapt to climate change do any good?

Marginalised men and women in Ghana, Kenya and Niger are taking on the challenge of climate change.

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