For the first time in history, the number of displaced people worldwide has surpassed 100 million people, according to recent data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
15 Minutes on Localizing and Decolonizing Aid
In the final episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Everjoice Win, an activist in feminist and social justice movements in her country, Zimbabwe, the African continent and globally for over 30 years. Everjoice speaks passionately about decolonizing aid and localization in the context of international development and humanitarian work—and how women are leading the charge in this very critical area.
New Study: COVID-19 condemns millions of women to poverty, when they could be a solution to prosperity
A new study by CARE International reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic is having a real and immediate economic impact on women in the developing world.
Turning Pain into Power on Valentine’s Day
Among women of reproductive age, violence against women causes as many deaths worldwide as cancer. It is a greater cause of health problems than malaria and traffic accidents combined.
Op-Ed: To effectively address sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and emergency settings, we must empower local women’s rights organizations
As we mark this year’s 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, CARE Canada is calling for a more systematic approach to supporting and recognizing the roles women and girls play in actively responding to crises.
Photo Essay: The Power of Women and Girls
Why do we put women and girls at the centre of our work? Because women and girls have the power to change the world!
Not optional: 5 ways we can help women and girls facing crisis
The perspectives of women and girls must be heard and acted upon. We know the coming decades will bring new crises. Climate change will unleash violent storms, droughts or flooding. Inequality will breed conflicts within states and beyond.
A patient community: Ramatou’s story
By Therese Leine Sogard...