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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

Sep 1

Dads too soon

By CARE Australia September 1, 2015 0 comments
Artwork on wall picturing boys with text

CARE's report "Dads too soon: The child grooms of Nepal" sheds light on the harmful practise of marrying off boys young. © CARE

We often associate child marriage with girls and older men. But in Nepal, more than 10 per cent of boys are married before the age of 18. Thanks to CARE, child grooms are speaking out.

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May 25

Building a Better Nepal

By CARE Australia May 25, 2015 1 comment
People are too scared to go back into their homes after the Nepal Earthquake.

"I believe that the spirit of volunteerism and the eagerness to help each other during crisis has brought the people of this country closer together," says Grishma Raj Aryal. Photo: © Lucy Beck/CARE

CARE's Grishma Raj Aryal shares his personal experience seeing the community coming together to help the people affected by the Nepal earthquake.

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May 25

People are not helpless in Nepal: let’s learn to listen

By CARE Australia May 25, 2015 0 comments
Nepali man rebuilds house after the 25 April earthquake.

"Those that have been affected are often the ones who best know their own needs and the most culturally and geographically appropriate response. It is then up to us to tailor our response around this," says Lex Kassenberg. Photo: Prashanth Vishwanathan/CARE

CARE’s Lex Kassenberg, discusses the importance of working with communities and local partner organisations when providing humanitarian relief.

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