“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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Video: The world is better when she leads too

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Women are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis—as health care workers, community leaders, caregivers—mobilizing the individuals, communities and support needed to build a more equal, more resilient world.

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