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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

Feb 3

Walk in Her Shoes: “It feels good to give back”

By CARE Australia February 3, 2016 0 comments
Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis pictured with her family, from left: Connie, husband Tom, daughter Katerina, eight, and Lucia, five.

Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis pictured with her family, from left: Connie, husband Tom, daughter Katerina, eight, and Lucia, five. © CARE

What inspires a busy working mum from Sydney to walk 50km in the shoes of women and girls in developing countries to help fight poverty? Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis says it’s all about teaching her two young daughters about the power of community and how good it feels to give back.

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Sep 28

A win for women

By CARE Australia September 28, 2015 1 comment
A woman stands proud with her arms crossed.

A win for women and girls everywhere: World leaders have committed to a standalone Sustainable Development Goal for gender equality. © CARE

Are world leaders finally coming to the table when it comes to fighting for equality for women and girls? Some recent developments suggest "yes". But what needs to be done now to turn words into action?

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Jul 15

Change a girl’s life – Anusha’s story

By CARE Australia July 15, 2015 4 comments
Indian schoolgirl Anusha with her teacher Saina.

Anusha (left) pictured here with her teacher Saina. Finally being able to go to school is helping to change her life. © Sankalpa Acharya/CARE

As a girl born in India, Anusha* was expected to never step foot inside a classroom. But Anusha fought back against gender discrimination by insisting on getting an education. Now she wants to see other girls have the chance to realise their dreams.

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Jul 10

What you need to know about #SDGs and what they mean for gender equality

By CARE Australia July 10, 2015 0 comments
Timorese girls learning at school.

Girls in Timor Leste are being given the chance to learn and fulfil their full potential. ©Josh Estey/CARE

Governments worldwide - including Australia's - are currently discussing the 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals. Here is all you need to know about the goals and how they could potentially help us achieve gender equality.

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