CARE's Issues

CARE's Issue Briefs

Learn about our legislative policy and become familiar with our advocacy campaigns here.

 

Foreign Assistance Budget
Foreign Assistance Budget
The foreign assistance budget comprises only 1 percent of the federal budget – just one cent of every budget dollar – and delivers immeasurable benefits both here in America and around the world.
Food and Nutrition Security
Food and Nutrition Security
Over 820 million people around the world do not have enough food to eat. CARE focuses on both emergency and long-term food and nutrition security programs.
Gender in Humanitarian Emergencies
Gender in Humanitarian Emergencies
When crisis strikes, women and girls are hit the hardest. CARE fights to end violence against women and involve women's voices in our response to humanitarian emergencies.
Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights
Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights
Among the most effective, affordable and life-changing interventions is the ability for women to time and space their pregnancies when it’s best suited for them.
Women's Economic Empowerment
Women's Economic Empowerment
At its heart, economic empowerment helps women live self-sufficient lives where they can use their skills to generate income and escape poverty.

CARE's 2019 Advocacy Agenda
CARE's 2019 Advocacy Agenda
CARE knows that any lasting solution must address the underlying cause of poverty: the lack of access to resources and opportunities.