2019 CARE National Conference | June 9-11

The most influential advocacy event dedicated to ending global poverty and empowering women and girls
worldwide is coming to Washington, D.C. on June 9-11, 2019. Receive best-in-class trainings, hear
from inspiring speakers, and meet face-to-face with your members of Congress. 

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Map of CARE Action's Regional Advocacy Coordinators

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Advocates speak at the CARE National Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Help improve millions of lives around the world

21
M
women globally with unmet need for effective contraception
~3
M
children under the age of 5 die from malnutrition each year
35
%
women who have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime
68
M
people forced from their homes due to conflict