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CARE Action advocates are changing lives for the better nationwide, and our Regional Advocacy Coordinators want to hear from you!

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Calling your Member of Congress is one of the most effective ways to take action for a better world. And it only takes 5 minutes!

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It's Time We Empower Women

When women are given equal access to resources and opportunities, the results are transformational.

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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

It's Not Too Late to #VoteIfYouCare

Posted 10/16/18

No matter where you live, it has never been more critical than now to get involved in the elections. The global issues you care about — like violence...

5 Minutes of Inspiration: How Refugees Help Niger Shorten the Hungry Season

Posted 10/16/18

In Niger’s Diffa region, refugees and host communities are working together to grow 3-4 months more food than they had before. Find out how. By Emily...

Advocating Today for a Better Tomorrow: Preserving the U.S. Commitment to Foreign Assistance

Posted 10/9/18

CARE’s network of dedicated citizen advocates, working hand in hand with CARE staff on Capitol Hill, have succeeded in preventing devastating cuts to...

Advocating Today for a Better Tomorrow: Achieving Women’s Inheritance Rights in Egypt

Posted 9/27/18

We’ve scored a big win for women in Egypt. In parts of the country, women are finally exercising their right to inherit property – a right guaranteed...

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.