Stories

DRC: Supporting survivors of sexual violence

Meet some of the many CARE staff working to support people affected by war and conflict.

Bangladesh garment workers: How can we prevent another disaster?

Garment workers in Bangladesh could face more disasters like Rana Plaza unless urgent action is taken.

Sexual violence in DRC: “Die or accept your fate”

Marie's long journey to safety – a week by foot through fields and forest – was anything but safe. Like many others she had a very hard choice to make.

Haiti: Learning the building trade offers hope for young mother

It was the shoes that caught my attention. On the right foot she wore a pink plastic sandal while on the left a black plimsoll.

Ethiopia: A relentless walk for unsafe water

Ever since she can remember 46-year-old Betu has walked for more than 9 hours every day to get water for her family.

Kosovo: Young men learn new ways to Be A Man

Is picking up rubbish and having fun at the same time possible? 16-year-old Gramos Salihu from Pristina thinks so.

Mali: How ‘host’ communities help internally displaced people

Despite going through a difficult time herself, Fatimata has welcomed and supported others who are even less fortunate.

Walk In Her Shoes: A journey like no other

Every day, 14-year-old Ayanna rises before dawn to embark on a gruelling journey to fetch water for her family.

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