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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
young girl in Syrian refugee camp participating in education program provided by CARE

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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Jul 10

‘From Child Soldier to Peace Builder’

By CARE Australia July 10, 2014 0 comments

Blog by Simon Chol Mialith, CARE South Sudan, Peace Building and Conflict Mitigation Coordinator ‘I come from Panriang County of Unity State in South Sudan, an area that is rich of oil and where, in fact, about 50 percent of our oil reserves get explored. In 1987, when I was…

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