“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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15 Minutes on Refugee Inclusion and Leadership

CARE Canada's podcast, 15 Minutes to Change the World on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and care.ca/podcast

We’re marking World Refugee Day with a special two-part episode of Minutes to Change the World. Our inspiring guests are Masa Kateb and Tsering Norzom Thonsur, two members of the Refugee Advisory Network—which advocates for meaningful inclusion of refugee leaders in policy and decision making processes that directly affect the lives of refugees.

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Video: The world is better when she leads too

Video: The world is better when she leads too

Women are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis—as health care workers, community leaders, caregivers—mobilizing the individuals, communities and support needed to build a more equal, more resilient world.

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“I am a proud woman”: Nyoka’s story

Turpaina Nyoka fled the conflict in South Sudan in May 2018 together with her seven children and was resettled in Uganda's Rhino Camp Settlement, Terego District. She shares her story

Turpaina Nyoka fled the conflict in South Sudan in May 2018 together with her seven children and was resettled in Uganda’s Rhino Camp Settlement, Terego District. She shares her inspiring story:

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