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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 8

CARE distributes Australian aid relief supplies in Nepal

By CARE Australia May 8, 2015 0 comments

Two Royal Australian Air Force C17 aircraft landed in Kathmandu, carrying hundreds of tarpaulins, blankets, hygiene kits and water purification tablets. Photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Following the devastation of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, CARE has now distributed hundreds of relief supplies provided by the Australian Government to families across hardest-hit Gorkha district.

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Jul 21

Girl Summit: CARE pledges $7 million to reverse the tide of child marriage in Bangladesh and Nepal

By CARE Australia July 21, 2014 0 comments

As governments and donors gather in London for tomorrow’s Girl Summit to end child marriage, international aid organisation CARE Australia is urging participants to intensify their efforts to address the roots of child marriage. It follows a pledge by CARE to help communities in Bangladesh and Nepal to reverse the…

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