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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 30

“Now I know my rights”

By CARE Australia October 30, 2015 0 comments
Daw Khin Wyne, a dressmaker, stands outside her shop in Myanmar.

In Myanmar, CARE is working with vulnerable women to help improve their livelihoods as well as increase awareness of gender-based violence. © CARE

“Before CARE’s training, I did not know what laws protect women and what our rights are.” In Myanmar, CARE is working with vulnerable women to help improve their livelihoods as well as increase awareness of gender-based violence. Here is Daw Khin Wyne’s story.

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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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Dec 10

‘I Am a Woman in South Sudan’ #2

By CARE Australia December 10, 2014 0 comments

“A South Sudanese woman is strong, enduring and resilient. She gives birth to life and takes utmost care of these lives under difficult conditions where almost nothing exists. They endlessly till the land, they risk their lives and trek long distances to look for water and firewood – all in the name of providing for their households” – Elizabeth
Image Ⓒ 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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Nov 26

‘I Am a Woman in South Sudan’

By CARE Australia November 26, 2014 1 comment

“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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