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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Oct 12

OPINION: Empowered women, hopeful future

By CARE Australia October 12, 2015 0 comments
Women's Empowerment Ambassador Gail Kelly with CARE Australia CEO Julia Newton-Howes and Program Director for CARE Vanuatu Inga Mepham.

Women's Empowerment Ambassador Gail Kelly (left) with CARE Australia CEO Julia Newton-Howes (centre) and Program Director for CARE Vanuatu Inga Mepham (right). © CARE

Earlier this year former Westpac CEO and current CARE Women’s Empowerment Ambassador Gail Kelly visited some of our projects supporting women and girls in Vanuatu. Here, she recalls how meeting a young woman named Lily helped cement her belief that a better tomorrow begins with empowering women today.

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Nov 26

‘I Am a Woman in South Sudan’

By CARE Australia November 26, 2014 2 comments

“My grandmother gave birth to my mother from her kitchen. She had just finished preparing the evening meal. She served my grandfather and his friends, walked in to the kitchen and delivered my mother. It was her seventh baby, in all there were ten children.” – Miabek (male) ©Josh Estey/CARE

Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of close to a year of conflict and humanitarian crisis.

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