Women and girls

Why I’m taking baby Rosa on her first march for Mother’s Day

With a name like Rosa perhaps you’d think she has no choice – her namesakes Rosa Parks and Luxemburg were two revolutionary heroines in the fight for global justice and equality.

Yemen: Homeless in your own home

Thana Faroq, a Yemeni photographer working for CARE, tells the story of Nama'a and her family, fleeing from conflict and facing an uncertain future.

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.

Refugee families: A labour of love

36-year-old Sana, a refugee living in Jordan, has no choice but to work long hours in a poorly paid job so she can provide for her family.

16 days against GBV: ‘Sexual harassment stops here!’

CARE Cambodia has been taking its ‘Sexual harassment stops here’ message out to workplaces where harassment of female workers can be a big problem.

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.

To the girls of the world: Discover your strength

An impassioned plea from Raneem Alhomsi, age 16, a Syrian refugee, for an end to the war that has destroyed her country and ended her childhood.

Making the SDGs work for women and poor people

World leaders are meeting at the United Nations to agree the new Sustainable Development Goals – so what are they, and what does CARE think of them?