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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
Over recent years, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been a kind of laboratory for different initiatives to tackle impunity for war rape. Last year, the UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Angelina Jolie visited the DRC and CARE’s projects… Read more...
A CARE staff member leading a training session for community volunteers in the DRC on how to raise awareness and respond to gender-based violence A CARE staff member leading a training session for community volunteers in the DRC on how to raise awareness and respond to gender-based violence © CARE/Sabine Wilke
As the world gathers at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, a four-year CARE project addressing gender-based violence in East Africa has shown just what kind of real policy changes can be achieved using joined up advocacy… Read more...
Strengthening women's voice: report cover Strengthening women's voice: report cover © CARE