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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 9

Syrian refugees: “Girls my age should be wearing school uniforms, not wedding dresses”

By CARE Australia October 9, 2014 3 comments

“I want to write about child marriage. Some of my friends, who are as old as I am, married in Zaatari or Azraq. I told them that they should continue to go to school, that they are too young to get married. But they did not listen. I wish that other girls read what I write and think twice about their choices.” ©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

“Girls my age should be wearing school uniforms, not wedding dresses”

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Oct 6

Chad: A boarding pass to … ahem

By CARE Australia October 6, 2014 0 comments

The CARE office in Gore, Chad. CARE provides water, builds latrines, mobilises communities in the fight against gender-based violence and takes care of children who have fled on their own. ©Sabine Wilke/CARE

CARE is delivering emergency assistance in southern Chad to refugees fleeing violence in Central African Republic.

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Sep 10

School starts in Azraq Camp: Getting an education as a Syrian refugee

By CARE Australia September 10, 2014 0 comments

Mais* (12), “I am 12 years old and I love my country. I also love school. I hope I can go back to Syria soon and finish my school there. I will start my sixth grade here in Azraq camp. I hope I will like school here as much as I liked it in Syria and that I will find new friends.” ©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

CARE is helping Syrian refugee children prepare to join the formal education system.

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Aug 29

Expectation and reality: Delivering aid in South Sudan

By CARE Australia August 29, 2014 2 comments

Women receive seeds at CARE’s seed distribution. Due to massive displacement, people could not plant their fields and many are cut off from any kind of assistance. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE is delivering desperately needed food, supplies and medical and psychological support to people in South Sudan.

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