Putting a wrench in gender stereotypes: Nadima’s story

Maxime Michel leads CARE Canada’s humanitarian and emergencies team. She traveled to Northern Iraq in 2016 to report on CARE’s work with displaced persons in Berseve 1 camp. Nadima Haydar laughs and smiles shyly as I take her picture. She’s more comfortable doing her work than being photographed. Nadima is the first female plumber in…

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From darkness to light: Ending child, early and forced marriage in Benin

CARE Canada program officers Evelyne Morin and Sarah Anderson recently travelled to Mali and Benin to report back on CARE’s TEMPS project, which works with communities to end child and early forced marriage. The following is an interview that Evelyne and Sarah completed with project participant Odette Yedjendou from Benin. Girls in communities in Benin…

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