Syrian teens participate in peer to peer support groups in a CARE community centre in Irbid, Jordan. Part of CARE's psychosocial programming, teenage girls come together to discuss topics ranging from personal narrative to early child marriage, stress management to gender-based violence. Credit: Mary Kate MacIsaac/CARE

As CARE Canada’s senior gender advisor, I have a keen interest in ending inequality. Throughout my career, I have listened to and focused on working together with women around the world to amplify their voices and ensure they have a seat at the table.

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March 26 marks four years since the escalation of conflict in Yemen in 2015.
In four years the country has seen the worst cholera outbreak in history, a declaration of famine, and a crippled economy. There have been almost 20,000 airstrikes, over 70,000 people have died, 4 million have had to leave their homes behind, and now 80 per cent of the population requires humanitarian assistance – an increase of 10 per cent since 2018.

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International Women’s Day happens on March 8th every year but is one day really enough? CARE is dedicating the entire month of March for women . In this episode we talk to CARE Canada’s Shaughn McArthur and Simran Singh about why women and girls are at an increased risk during emergencies and how when given a voice in the discussion – it changes everything.

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