Lalaina’s story: From crime and injustice to an enriched Life

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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COP27: Time for high-income countries to take responsibility

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The 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) should be used by high-income countries to increase finance for adaptation, loss and damages, as demanded by vulnerable countries. This must complement greater efforts to reduce emissions and move away from the use of fossil fuels in line with the 1.5 C limit, particularly by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.

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Aina’s story: Family conflict turns to making dreams a reality

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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Girls no longer miss school during their periods in Zimbabwe’s Buhera District

In Zimbawe’s Buhera District, statistics show that boys have higher attendance in school than girls. Why is this? Often girls miss school during their menstrual cycle. According to estimates from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), about one in every ten school-age African girls doesn’t attend school during their periods or has dropped out at puberty due to lack of cleanliness and separate toilet facilities for girls.

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