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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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Jun 23

South Sudan: ‘Raping women as punishment’

By CARE Australia June 23, 2014 0 comments

Aimee Ansari, CARE’s Country Director in South Sudan. Photo: CARE

You can support CARE’s work by Aimee Ansari, CARE’s Country Director in South Sudan Sometimes when I give an interview, I have to turn off the part of my brain that analyses what I’m saying.  The implications of what I’m telling are too…

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Mar 7

Training men and women in eastern Congo to prevent sexual violence

By CARE Australia March 7, 2013 4 comments

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an opportunity to reflect upon the challenges holding women back globally and identify areas where progress is desperately needed. Sexual and gender-based violence is one of the most widespread but least recognised human rights abuses in the world, and is at the heart of women’s…

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