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Understanding of the extent to which sexual harassment affects industries across the globe has increased exponentially. Numerous studies emphasise the frequency with which women experience violence and harassment at work. The Australian Human Rights Commission’s recent report on sexual harassment… Read more...
Women working in a garment factory in Cambodia Women working in a garment factory in Cambodia
From Cox’s Bazaar to Kinshasa, women are not passive beneficiaries of assistance. Women responders – volunteers, activists, leaders, women-led groups, organisations and networks – are taking actions to mitigate and respond to protection risks. Yet too often, women are sidelined… Read more...
Refugees from the DRC rehearsing a play about GBV in CARE’s psychosocial support centre at a refugee camp in Uganda Refugees from the DRC rehearsing a play about GBV in CARE’s psychosocial support centre at a refugee camp in Uganda
Co-authored by Caroline Kende-Robb, CARE International Secretary General, and Howard Mollett, Senior Policy Advisor November 29th is the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders, part of the 16 Days of Activism on Violence against Women and Girls. So it’s a… Read more...
Lucy Mainandji, who works with CARE in Chad, lived as a refugee in Cameroon when she was a young girl Lucy Mainandji, who works with CARE in Chad, lived as a refugee in Cameroon when she was a young girl
Co-authored by Glen Tarman, CARE International’s Head of Global Advocacy, and Lisa Hadeed, CARE International’s Senior Communications Coordinator. Movements like #MeToo, #YoTambién, #BalanceTonPorc, #NiUnaMenos and others have sparked widespread debate; violence and harassment against women is being exposed in more… Read more...
We can’t achieve women’s financial inclusion without considering harmful social norms and trying to change them. This was the key message I shared during the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) annual Savings and Credit Forum in Bern earlier… Read more...
Clementine, a community activist trained by the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda to challenge GBV and promote positive roles for women Clementine, a community activist trained by the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda to challenge GBV and promote positive roles for women
Co-authored by Rebecca Haines, CARE Senior Governance Advisor; Tam O’Neil, CARE Senior Gender Advisor; and Emily Brown, Oxfam Gender and Governance Adviser. For many development professionals, political economy has become the gold standard of foundational analysis for programming. It helps… Read more...
Participants in CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment project in Malawi at an International Women’s Day celebration in 2017 Participants in CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment project in Malawi at an International Women’s Day celebration in 2017