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A Mother's Love Is Stronger Than All Traditions

Posted 4/29/19

Of the estimated 125 million 10-year-olds alive around the globe today, just over 60 million are girls. They are the world's future leaders...

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5 Minutes of Inspiration: How Savings Help Girls Stand Up for Themselves

Posted 4/23/19

By Emily Janoch

Here’s a link I never thought about: Savings make it easier for teenage girls to refuse sex with boys if they don’t want it....

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CARE Action Statement on Proposed Cuts to Foreign Aid in Central America

Posted 4/4/19

David Ray, Vice President of Policy and Advocacy for CARE USA, issued the following statement on the Trump administration's proposal to cut...

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How Leila Found Empowerment and Self-Worth From Earning An Education

Posted 3/29/19
“At some point, I lost hope, and I almost drowned… but today, I am the one helping people to float.”

That’s how Leila*, a mother of five from...

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A Story of Female Strength In An Unusual Place

Posted 3/7/19
"Before, I couldn’t even talk to my husband… now, we make every decision together.”

By Emily Janoch

It’s not every business meeting that...

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Testimony of CARE COO Heather Higginbottom: House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Posted 2/27/19

On February 27, 2019, CARE USA Chief Operating Officer Heather Higginbottom testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on...

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Courage, Decisions, and Networks — The Real Benefits of VSLA

Posted 2/26/19

How economic empowerment is born — not from dollars, but from women, networks, and courage. Learn more.

By Emily Janoch

“When I...

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How One Woman Led Her Family's Transformation

Posted 2/20/19
“The project enabled my family to be stronger… there is no work I won’t try.”

Meet Zewede Yilma, a 38-year-old mother of six living in Meskan Woreda,...

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Coalition statement on the White House Women’s Global Development & Prosperity Initiative

Posted 2/15/19

The Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Equality (CWEEE) acknowledges the importance of the launch of the Women’s Global Development and...

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