Mantapala Refugee Camp is located in the Luapula Province of Zambia, on the border with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. The camp covers almost 50 square kilometers divided into blocks, each of which houses approximately 200 households. More refugees arrive every day.

The first-ever Global Refugee Forum provides an opportunity for countries like Canada and Zambia to share their collective success. CARE’s Jessie Thomson, having spent her career working with refugees and host communities, shares her insights.

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While we know that health care providers in rural and remote settings face many challenges, the way they engage with women, especially in pregnancy and delivery, can set the stage for whether she seeks life-saving care for herself and her child in the future.

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We, as Canadians, need to put pressure on our government to ensure these crises are not ignored, and use their power to negotiate an end to conflicts so people can return home and re-build their lives.

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A coalition of women’s rights organizations is calling on women foreign ministers participating in a precedent-setting meeting in Montreal this week to make concrete and accountable commitments during the UN General Assembly to recognize, protect and support increasingly persecuted women human rights defenders around the world. In a statement released today, more than 160 women’s…

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New CARE report notes Canada has made progress helping people adapt to climate change, but further G7 support needed OTTAWA – As G7 ministers prepare to discuss ridding the oceans of plastics, CARE is also calling on officials to dive deeper with climate change commitments to protect coastal communities. On Sept. 19-21, G7 ministers on…

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By Shannon Elliot, CARE Canada’s Director, Brand and Marketing The plane chugged through another 45 seconds of turbulence and I met my husband’s eyes from the row behind me. This wouldn’t be good. The overnight flight was dark and the attendants had tucked themselves out of sight. I passed my last paper bag through the seats…

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