Stories

Ending early child marriage: “I wanted to go back to school”

In the Amhara region of Ethiopia, where Eleni lives, almost half of all girls are married by the age of 15.

From child bride to champion of girls’ rights

Consolata in Burundi was married at 16 - but now she is pushing back on all of the messages that tell women they don’t matter.

CARE at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

CARE had a big presence at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict held in London in June 2014 – find out more about our events and policy asks.

Ethiopia: How CARE helps farmers grow more

Poor farmers affected by food insecurity are growing more and eating more healthily thanks to the GRAD programme. Here are some of their stories.

Ethiopia: Finding solutions to water problems

CARE has been working to provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to communities in the highlands of Ethiopia for over eight years.

Challenging male attitudes: Laura Bates’ diary from Kosovo

Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, describes her visit to Kosovo to see CARE’s work teaching young men about gender equality.

‘Be a Man’: Changing male attitudes in the Balkans

Participants in the Young Men Initiative talk about how attitudes are changing in the new generation of young men in the Balkans.

What the boys do: The Young Men Initiative in the Balkans

What do the boys who take part in the Young Men Initiative actually do?

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