Mar 4

New report highlights the women #MeToo has left behind

By CARE Australia March 4, 2019 0 comments

As the #MeToo movement continues, a new report from aid agency CARE Australia shines a light on the 235 million women working in countries with no laws against workplace sexual harassment. The report comes ahead of a June meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which is set to…

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Dec 17

Still no relief for aid budget despite projected surplus

By CARE Australia December 17, 2018 0 comments

The Australian Government has announced a further setback to its already eroded overseas aid program, despite today’s budget surplus announcement. CARE Australia Chief Executive Sally Moyle said five years of aid cuts were already having devastating consequences for people living in poverty in neighbouring countries. “Australian aid provides lifesaving healthcare,…

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Apr 21

One year after Nepal earthquakes: Thousands of survivors still lack basic necessities

By CARE Australia April 21, 2016 0 comments

The Dalits of Barpak have become landless after the earthquake. They have constructed temporary shelters in a land that belongs to the government. CARE is planning on training community leaders and government officials on disseminating information related to housing, land and property issues for which it requires additional funding . GRISHMA RAJ ARYAL/CARE

A year on from the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, aid agency CARE Australia is calling for reconstruction efforts to be accelerated. The magnitude-7.8 earthquake, which struck on 25 April 2015, and a further massive quake on 12 May killed nearly 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000 others. CARE’s Country…

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Jan 5

Yemen is the crisis that the world forgot

By CARE Australia January 5, 2016 0 comments

Originally published in the Herald Sun and Herald Sun online. Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen. Questions about family often turn to dead relatives. Talk about a bad night’s sleep and you might find yourself in a conversation about nightly bombing raids.

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Feb 12

Garment factory workers facing exploitation and violence as Myanmar’s economy grows

By CARE Australia February 12, 2015 0 comments

Thousands of women are risking exploitation, violence and frightening working conditions as they migrate to Myanmar’s cities in increasing numbers to search of work to support their families. The issue was highlighted by Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, Natasha Stott Despoja on her first visit to Myanmar. Ambassador Stott…

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