Women and girls

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?

Giving young Syrian refugees the chance to play

A new sports ground run by CARE at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan offers young Syrian refugees the chance to be children again.

Child marriage: “She is 13 but we had to marry her”

CARE’s Lejla Sunagic describes how meeting a child bride opened her eyes to the reality of child marriage.