Stories

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: Dear World – We Are People

Syrian refugees wrote messages to the world and its leaders, using marker pens on their arms. Here are some of their portraits.

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.

Q&A: Rwandan refugees’ forced return from Tanzania

Rwandan refugees who started new lives in Tanzania are now being forced to leave. Learn more about the plight of these uprooted people.

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.

Sexual violence in DRC: “Die or accept your fate”

Marie's long journey to safety – a week by foot through fields and forest – was anything but safe. Like many others she had a very hard choice to make.

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