Women and girls

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.

CARE information volunteers help tackle child marriage

Information Volunteers in Turkey are raising awareness about the dangers of child marriage among the Syrian refugee community.

Nepal photo story: Women and girls after the earthquake

Women in Nepal talk about their experiences in the earthquake and the challenges they and their children face.

How savings groups empower young women in Egypt

For young women, it’s not just about the money – being part of a savings group increases confidence, mobility, and opportunities to work.

Sign our petition to call for a gender equality goal

Every day, girls in India are denied the right to live, learn, earn and thrive simply because they were born female.

Women's Day Walk 2015

Thank you to everyone who took part in celebrating International Women's Day at our Women's Day Walk.

Feminism is a global issue, and so is solidarity

Helen Pankhurst explains why she, and her daughter, will be walking in solidarity with women around the world on International Women’s Day.