Women and girls

Man on a mission: A lifetime committed to protecting the rights of women and girls

Patrick Vuonze is a Gender and Protection Manager for CARE South Sudan

"Since I was young, I defended those who could not stand up for themselves. I would more than once confront others in school to stop bullying young girls. This never made me very popular but I just did not like to see others suffering. 

Global Disability Summit: How CARE meets the needs of disabled people

Find out how CARE is helping disabled women like Josafina, a farmer in Tanzania.

Photo story: How to be a healthy garment worker in Cambodia

CARE is helping women garment factory workers in Cambodia take charge of their own health. Find out how.

Meet Joyce: A refugee who is taking back control

Joyce fled from violence in South Sudan, and now leads a women’s group in a refugee settlement in Uganda.

South Sudan: How CARE supports families when hunger strikes

Mary and Natalia are facing down hunger in South Sudan through improved seeds, tools and farmer training.

DRC crisis: 'Our neighbours were killed and our house burned down'

According to the UN Children's Fund, more than 60,000 Congolese refugees have arrived in Uganda since the beginning of the year. Here, some of them tell their stories

Azraq refugee camp, four years on: view from a CARE staff member

Four years ago, Azraq refugee camp in Jordan opened its doors to people fleeing the conflict in Syria. Today, it is home to 55,000 people.

Eastern Ghouta, Syria: A story of life under siege

What is it like to live under siege? Read one woman’s story of how ordinary people struggle to stay alive.

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