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Foreign Assistance Budget
CARE Action! is focused on the refugee crisis and gender equality.

Lifesaving foreign assistance funding represents one percent of the U.S. budget; just one penny...
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Health

More than 200 million women in developing countries want the ability to choose the timing of...
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Food

We face a greater challenge than ever before: ending hunger and malnutrition in the face of...
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Emergencies

The world continues to witness an unprecedented rise in the scale and number of humanitarian...
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Gender & Empowerment

It is estimated that at least 1 out of 3 women globally will be beaten, coerced into sex, or...
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From the Blog

Listen: Engaging Men and Boys In The Fight For Gender Equality

Posted 7/11/18

When Besnik Leka, coordinator of CARE’s Young Men’s Initiative in the...

How Married Girls in Ethiopia are Taking Charge of Their Lives

Posted 7/5/18

“In the past I didn’t even want to be seen by other people, let alone talk to them. Nowadays, I am not scared of anyone. I speak up. I say what is on...

Listen: Where Things Stand in the 2018 Midterms

Posted 6/26/18

With seven states voting in primary elections this week, and several more to come this July, our latest episode of the CARE Action podcast is...

5 Minutes of Inspiration: How Cash Transfers Help Women Hold Their Heads High

Posted 6/19/18

Women in Chad say the biggest impacts of cash transfers is that now they can hold their heads high. Learn more.

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Help improve millions of lives around the world

99
%
of maternal deaths occur in developing countries

Nearly every two minutes a woman dies of pregnancy-related complications. 

60
M
people will be impacted by El Niño

El Niño has caused the worst drought on record for decades and global, successive harvest failures. 

45
%
of all childhood deaths are due to poor nutrition

Malnutrition leads to lasting health problems and stunted development in children. 

13
M
people need assistance in Syria

Over 4.5 million live in areas that aid agencies can only reach occasionally and sometimes, not at all.