Women's Economic Empowerment

Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women’s Economic Empowerment

From Transaction to Transformation

When women and girls are agents of their own change and when their economic opportunities increase, the results are transformational.

Learn more about CARE’s Women’s Economic Empowerment programs and advocacy initiatives around the world and TAKE ACTION today!

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Maria’s Story

Maria Cruz Sanchez, 50, has been a domestic worker in Ecuador since she was a teenager. She used to work 15-hour days six days a week, living with a family, taking care of their children and cooking their meals – all for $25 a month. 

But that is not how her story ends...

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Made by Women

Dignified Work for Female Garment Workers in Asia
Do you know how your clothes were made? Where they were made? Who made them? Odds are, your clothes were made by women in factories and homes across Asia. CARE is working to economically empower 8 million women garment workers through dignified work by 2021.

> WATCH Sonya's story to see how CARE supports garment workers




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Women on the Move

Financial Inclusion and Economic Empowerment for Women in West Africa
Women are on the move in West Africa, organizing to fight poverty and social injustice in their communities. Increasing numbers of women and girls are mobilizing in savings groups in order to provide for their families. As a result of their financial empowerment, they are rising up to make their voices heard.

> WATCH how CARE’s savings groups in West Africa are transforming the lives of women and their communities

> LEARN MORE about CARE's work in West Africa

> HEAR their stories

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Virtual Reality

Watch Fatchima’s powerful story in a virtual reality film, featured at SXSW and screened at Sundance in 2017! 

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