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A simple stitch that saves lives in South Sudan
When Rebecca Nyayuol arrived at Pariang hospital in February 2021 she was filled with anxiety. She was three months pregnant, and although she looked healthy, Rebecca had already gone through the traumatic experience of miscarriage not once, but five times. But unlike her previous pregnancies, this time Rebecca was able to receive the vital ante-natal support she needed at a CARE-supported health facility.
World Refugee Day 2022: Shockingly low levels of humanitarian aid funding for displaced people around the world
Refugee and displacement crises across Venezuela and neighboring countries, the Central Sahel, Syria, South Sudan, and Democratic Republic of Congo receive shockingly low support from the international community in the first 6 months of 2022. CARE calls on donor states not to forget these displacement crises and to increase financial aid immediately.
Breaking the cycle of period poverty: Alice’s story
On any given day, more than 320 million people around the world are menstruating (Global Menstrual Collective). Still many people around the world lack the proper access to menstrual products, services, and information. This is period poverty.
PHOTO ESSAY: A look back at the Sustainable Food Production Project (PROSAM) in Cuba over the last 7 years
Launched in 2015 in Cuba and funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), the goal of the PROSAM project was to improve the diversity and quantity of food available in local markets, strengthen the capacities of municipalities to manage food production plans and support local producers, and ensure that women are involved in agricultural production in their communities.
House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development: CARE Canada Opening Statement
Dr. Ilhas Altinci with CARE Turkey and Nicole Tobin with CARE Canada address the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on the need for investment in global vaccine equity.
15 Minutes on Women in Global Health
In this episode of the podcast we speak with Tikhala Itaye, the Director, Global Movement Building for Women in Global Health—an organization built on a global movement with the largest network of women and allies working to challenge power and privilege for gender equity in health. Tikhala talks about the challenges women in health care are facing, and the importance of gender equity in health care and why it’s not only good for women and those who identify as women, but for everyone.
CARE, Santé Monde, Lawyers Without Borders Canada, and Government of Canada announce funding for FANMKAD project
CARE, Santé Monde, and Lawyers Without Borders Canada are pleased to announce a new initiative entitled “Women and Girls Standing up with Dignity for our Sexual and Reproductive Rights” (FANMKAD), generously funded by the Government of Canada.
With the Emergence of Omicron Women Frontline Health Care Workers and Vaccine Equity Still Key to Addressing COVID
For two years now, CARE and many others have been repeating: no one is safe until everyone is safe. Omicron proves—again—that this is the hard truth.