South Sudanese Women Forced to Make Dangerous Decisions to Survive

(Juba, South Sudan) CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan. “In the past weeks we heard troubling accounts of women being raped, gang-raped, beaten or robbed, many of them by soldiers outside the areas where civilians are being protected by the…

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‘Empower the Most Marginalized People to be Agents of Change’ CARE Canada Submission to the Government of Canada’s International Assistance Review

The Government of Canada’s International Assistance Review is taking place at a time of tremendous change, marked by significant shifts in the causes of poverty, inequality and instability around the world. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction together provide new impetus to…

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Leadership in global migration and immigration: In what ways can Canada be a model to the world on refugees, migration and immigration?

The following was submitted to Government of Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Consultation August 5, 2016. It was brought forward by leading Canadian humanitarian organizations CARE Canada, Islamic Relief, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Québec, Plan International Canada, Save the Children, and World Vision Canada, as well as the Canadian Council for International Co-operation. Canadians have a…

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JOINT RELEASE: "Humanitarian Corridor" Proposal Deeply Flawed

A statement from over 35 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian, human rights and development organisations on the Russia-Syrian proposal to establish “humanitarian corridors” out of Aleppo: We are extremely alarmed at Russia and Syria's joint proposal to set up so-called “humanitarian corridors” out of eastern Aleppo. We consider the proposal deeply flawed on humanitarian grounds…

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