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A researcher working for CARE International sent me an expert survey. The questions began, “What is your definition of women’s economic empowerment?” I thought long and hard. I finally answered: An economically empowered woman is one who can leave home… Read more...
A female road maintenance worker in Pakistan counting her salary during a cash distribution at a mobile service vehicle of Tameer Bank A female road maintenance worker in Pakistan counting her salary during a cash distribution at a mobile service vehicle of Tameer Bank © CARE/Wolfgang Gressman
CARE’s discussion event at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict explored how the trauma of conflict permeates society long after conflict ends, made recommendations about the role of education in challenging attitudes and behaviours, and identified some… Read more...
Saša Ostojić, Edouard Munyamaliza, Laura Bates and Dr Walter Busuttil Saša Ostojić, Edouard Munyamaliza, Laura Bates and Dr Walter Busuttil © CARE
CARE called on the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict to tackle the root causes by supporting and scaling up innovative programmes to engage men and boys on gender equality and gender-based violence prevention. At a CARE panel… Read more...
Couples participating in a 'journeys of transformation' gender workshop in Rwanda Couples participating in a 'journeys of transformation' gender workshop in Rwanda
Four days; over 120 states represented at senior levels from ministries of foreign affairs, defence, gender, education, justice and health; over 1,000 civil society activists; unscheduled demos from neglected conflicts and the movement against deportation of rape survivors; movie stars;… Read more...
John Kerry speaking at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict John Kerry speaking at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict © CARE
CARE’s discussion event at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict asked panellists to share their experience on what works in engaging men and boys – and what are their practical recommendations for scaling up this work and… Read more...
Panellists at the 'Tackling root causes of violence' event Panellists at the 'Tackling root causes of violence' event © CARE
CARE International is calling for increased attention to engaging men and boys on gender-based violence at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. This is not an uncontroversial stance. Some say it risks distracting from, or worse undermining,… Read more...
Boys in Pristina taking part in CARE's Young Men Initiative Boys in Pristina taking part in CARE's Young Men Initiative © CARE/Armend Nimani