Women and girls

Helping domestic workers stand up for their rights

Domestic workers have long been invisible and voiceless - but CARE is helping them stand up for their rights.

Rwanda: Meet Maida, the supercharged entrepreneur

“When 30 heads meet together you have 30 ideas to improve your life.”

Rwanda: Business heats up for chilli farmer Marie

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda took Marie Consolee’s husband and child. For almost 20 years, it also took her hope.

Cyclone Phailin: Pain has its own language

Jasodha speaks broken Hindi – my mother tongue – but what she cannot express in words, she tells me through gestures.

Syria crisis: The stories behind a girl’s drawing

This is Hanan's picture. In some ways it’s what you’d expect from an 8-year-old. But look more closely and there are painful details.

Syria crisis: Why refugee girls are missing out on school

In Jordan, a recent CARE study showed that as many as 60% of all school-age Syrian refugee children are not in school.

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.

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