Soa’s story: From Trauma to Training

In Madagascar, CARE worked with Nofy Nandrianina Noelisoa Rajernerson, a professional photographer who teaches at Akany Avoko Faravohitra, a residential rehabilitation center that provides young girls with second chances, life skills, a safe space, and support to deal with past traumas. Nofy asked three of her students* to document life in the Center while telling their own stories.

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Meet Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah

Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah

Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah, the only doctor in the clinic in Gorlangbang, Sudan. Tessa Bolton/CARE Canada ShareTweetShareEmail Meet Doctor Gisma Awad Hassan Rwah Aug 15, 2022 By Tessa Bolton, CARE Canada In the aftermath of the Darfur war, the village of Gorlangbang was completely isolated for over ten years like most of South Jebel…

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A simple stitch that saves lives in South Sudan

A baby boy sits on a table while his b=mother holds is hand smiling and a doctor examines him at a clinic.

When Rebecca Nyayuol arrived at Pariang hospital in February 2021 she was filled with anxiety. She was three months pregnant, and although she looked healthy, Rebecca had already gone through the traumatic experience of miscarriage not once, but five times. But unlike her previous pregnancies, this time Rebecca was able to receive the vital ante-natal support she needed at a CARE-supported health facility.

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Breaking the cycle of period poverty: Alice’s story

Alice, one of many women who participated in a menstrual hygiene course in Uganda. She chatted with CARE and our partner organization, WoMena, about some of her experiences and challenges with menstruation and how her and her family have overcome them.

On any given day, more than 320 million people around the world are menstruating (Global Menstrual Collective). Still many people around the world lack the proper access to menstrual products, services, and information. This is period poverty.

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In Photos: Syrian girls share how 11 years of conflict has impacted their lives

A young girl, Hana, sits at a desk writing in a notebook. Shafak/CARE

Millions of children were born in Syria since the conflict began more than a decade ago. Thousands have lost family members and been forced to flee their homes to camps in far away places and across neighbouring countries. Most continue to experience, daily, numerous violations of their basic rights to health, education and protection. These are some of their stories.

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