CARE’s approach

Reflecting on Women Deliver

The CARE team at Women Deliver in Vancouver, 2019

Hosted in Vancouver, this year’s Women Deliver conference brought together 8000 people from 165 countries around the world. Attendees brought with them an ambition to disrupt the imbalance of power that fuels marginalization, injustice and poverty through ideas, solutions, and partnerships that will transform the lives of women and girls.

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What is Women Deliver?

In the coming days you may notice Women Deliver Conference references and shoutouts throughout your social media feeds. Never heard of it? Are you currently wondering ‘what exactly is this thing’?

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Equality for all: Thoughts from CARE’s gender advisor

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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Stories on the impact of development work

ShareTweetShareEmail Stories on the impact of development work Feb 5, 2019 To celebrate International Development Week we asked our staff how development work has impacted the people we work with and how it has impacted them. We share some of their stories below. “When I was last in Tanzania, I was left inspired by how…

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So you want to work in international development?

ShareTweetShareEmail So you want to work in international development? Feb 5, 2019 Written by Darcy Knoll, communications specialist with CARE Canada Five years ago. It’s the end of a long day in the Philippines, visiting villages impacted by typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the country. This would be my first time abroad with CARE.…

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Hungry for change: Women entrepreneurs in the West Bank

Walking up the steps to a small concrete building nestled amidst oak and cypress trees, it’s hard to believe that this is the site of such a big and important operation. A childcare centre next door fills the air with children’s laughter and I find myself breaking into a smile. We’re in Al Shyoukh, Hebron, in the West Bank…

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