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Our Issues

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
Access to family planning services could prevent up to 30 percent of maternal deaths per year.

More than 200 million women in developing countries want the ability to choose the timing of...
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Food
El Niño has caused the worst drought on record for decades.

We face a greater challenge than ever before: ending hunger and malnutrition in the face of...
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Emergencies
Top emergencies in 2018 included escalating crises in the DRC, Bangladesh/Myanmar, and Afghanistan.

The world continues to witness an unprecedented rise in the scale and number of humanitarian...
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Gender & Empowerment
Globally, 1.2 billion people live in absolute poverty and most of them are women and girls.

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

5 Things To Do Before Election Day

Posted 9/21/18

Races for seats in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are ramping up, as are the global issues that demand our attention . Women and girls...

Statement on the House of Representatives Passage of the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act

Posted 9/19/18
The undersigned organizations welcome the passage of the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018 (HR.5480) through the U.S. House of...

Report reveals African countries fall short on nutrition

Posted 9/11/18

Producing more food will not end global hunger. Rather, it will take better food. Healthier diets and sustainable production of fruits and vegetables...

5 Minutes of Inspiration: Solidarity and Savings Graduate Families Out of Poverty

Posted 8/28/18

What do Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) members do with refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo? Get them homes, jobs, and a plan to...

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.