CARE’s approach

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

ShareTweetShare+1Email 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?

ShareTweetShare+1Email 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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Ending inequality in the West Bank

By Kasia Souchen, CARE Canada’s Marketing Outreach Manager This was the third street we had turned down to try to find a route to get us back to Ramallah, West Bank. There was tear gas used on some of the routes so it wasn’t safe to go down certain roads. With no satellite phone connection…

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Children’s festival brings together Syrian and Turkish families

More than 1,000 children and parents from Syria and Turkey came together recently to interact and play at the first Kilis Children’s Festival, organized by CARE and the Kilis municipality at the Southern Turkish town’s football stadium. Pinar Cetinkaya, CARE Turkey’s Protection Manager, explained: “We are very happy to work alongside the municipality in Kilis.…

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Photo story, Cambodia: Putting health first at work

Maly works as a line leader at a busy garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is 8 months pregnant with her second child, and as you can imagine, sometimes her job can be very tiring and demanding. But there are perks of working at her company, and she has joined CARE’s contraceptive training program…

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