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CARE works with individuals and communities in more than 90 countries around the world.

At the heart of CARE's work is our dedication to defending dignity and fighting poverty by empowering the world's greatest resource for change – women and girls.

Mar 13, 2017 | Miriam lives in Jordan with her six children after fleeing Syria. An incredibly strong woman, her only wish is to return home. Sadly though, it remains a dream.
Mar 3, 2017 | "Famine" is an important word that is also sometimes misunderstood. Here are five common myths about famine to provide a deeper understanding of this important word.
Feb 15, 2017 | In Syria, women and children face increasing risks of violence and exploitation associated with forced and repeated displacement. Souad lost her husband and son and is now living in a displaced persons camp.
Feb 17, 2017 | CARE staff spoke to several participants in our TEMPS project - which seeks to prevent child, early and forced marriage in Mali and Benin - about how the project has changed their way of thinking and how they have become advocates.
Feb 8, 2017 | Refugee and migrant women come together at the Melissa Network Center in Athens, Greece to interact, create and support themselves and each other. It is not just another refugee shelter - it is a home.
Feb 24, 2017 | CARE Program Officers Evelyne Morin and Sarah Anderson show how, with a little help from CARE, women and girls, men and boys are all working together to prevent child, early and forced marriage in Benin and Mali.
Feb 2, 2017 | Nadima Haydar is putting a wrench in gender stereotypes as a female plumber in Berseve 1 displaced persons camp in Northern Iraq. CARE's Maxime Michel shares her story.
Jan 25, 2017 | Jobeda went from being a child herself to being a wife to being an expectant mother - all in less than one year.
Jan 13, 2017 | "Every winter, we suffer." Barsha, like so many other refugees, is trying to survive the harsh realities of winter without enough of the provisions she needs.

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