Girls no longer miss school during their periods in Zimbabwe’s Buhera District

In Zimbawe’s Buhera District, statistics show that boys have higher attendance in school than girls. Why is this? Often girls miss school during their menstrual cycle. According to estimates from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), about one in every ten school-age African girls doesn’t attend school during their periods or has dropped out at puberty due to lack of cleanliness and separate toilet facilities for girls.

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CARE photographers’ favourite images in 2020

A pandemic kiss in Ecuador by Vicente Gaibor del Pino/CARE

Five of CARE’s photographers have shared their favourite images from the work they saw CARE implementing this year. As we say goodbye to 2020 together, take a look back at these photos—and the people whose lives have been impacted by your generous support.

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