Gender equality: Can you ever really go home again?

Written by Margaret Capelazo, CARE Canada’s gender advisor As Canadians, we often ask ourselves the question above when visiting a childhood hometown over the holidays. Women in northern Sri Lanka are asking themselves this as they rebuild their lives after 26 years of war. Last September, I talked with some of these women to get…

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Blazing the trail for better food in Ethiopia

Written by Heather Barnabe, Program Officer, CARE Canada We are very fortunate at CARE to have moments of profound inspiration. In early July, on a hot, dry day in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, I met Asha Abdurehman, a woman who will bravely blaze a trail for other women in her community, acting as a voice of…

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Meet a CARE Expert: Marnie Davidson

Marnie Davidson is CARE Canada’s health adviser and program manager for maternal, newborn and child health. For nearly 10 years, Marnie has been living in Ottawa and actively engaged in the field of health and development. She has a wide range of global and Canadian public health programming experience notably in the areas of HIV,…

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