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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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Sep 29

A good sport

By CARE Australia September 29, 2015 0 comments
Girls and boys play soccer in Tanzania.

In Tanzania, sports participation is helping to foster leadership skills in girls. © CARE

This Saturday 3 October we celebrate one of the most iconic dates in the Australian sporting calendar: the AFL Grand Final. But did you know that sport can be so much more than just a game? For girls, sports participation is a great way to foster leadership skills,

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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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