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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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Dec 7

15 awesome things in 2015

By CARE Australia December 7, 2015 0 comments

With less than three weeks remaining until we countdown to the New Year, what better time to look back on the year that was. 2015 gave us plenty to smile about, so let's take a look back at some of our favourite moments.

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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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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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