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After a bumpy four-hour journey across the mountainous island of Tanna, our truck pulls in to a small clinic, deep in the bush under the shadow of the rumbling Mount Yasur volcano, which supports the 10,000 or so people living in this part of southern Vanuatu.   more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 26, 2015 4:32 PM EDT
Every year, hundreds of women’s rights activists come to New York to lobby governments in the United Nations on gender equality during the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year, CARE International has partnered with UN Women and the World Humanitarian Summit Secretariat to convene a workshop during CSW to consult activists ... more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 12, 2015 10:22 AM EDT
Strong voices unite to call for gender equality and climate action.   more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 12, 2015 10:11 AM EDT
International Women’s Day might be my favorite day of the year. It gives me a chance to reflect on all of the amazing women that I get to work with every day.   more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 10, 2015 4:46 PM EDT
All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for 2015 is ‘Make it Happen’ and it encourages effective action for advancing and recognizing women, in Tanzania, Africa and across the globe.   more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 8, 2015 10:47 AM EDT
The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is worsening as at least 30,000 people are affected by heavy snowfalls, rains and avalanches.    more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 6, 2015 12:10 PM EST
I had the idea of photographing various refugee and Jordanian women for the International Women’s Day while holding a sign that read: “I Am Powerful.”   more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 6, 2015 10:02 AM EST
When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can adequately express the value of a loved one’s life. more...
Posted by shuang on Notes From the Field Mar 3, 2015 1:27 PM EST
Today a major international donor conference is taking place in Brussels to plan the rebuilding of Ebola hit countries. Having just recently returned from Sierra Leone and Liberia, I would like to share my reflection on how the impact of the crisis is affecting women and girls. Quite a crucial aspect, and a gender transformative approach should inform ... more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Mar 3, 2015 9:26 AM EST
“ Don’t touch.” I hear this slogan over and over again here in Sierra Leone.  I am on a visit with my colleagues from CARE Sierra Leone and our regional office for Western Africa to meet the diverse range of partners and stakeholders with which CARE is working to fight the terrible disease that has ravaged West Africa in the past seven ... more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Feb 17, 2015 11:56 AM EST
In ethnic minority communities in Cambodia’s remote northeast province of Ratanakiri, heavy housework demands and classes taught in a language that children did not understand led to a large number of girls dropping out of school. more...
Posted by bndavis on Notes From the Field Feb 13, 2015 8:38 AM EST
CARE and our local partners are supporting displaced families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq as they struggle through the cold winter months.  more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Feb 12, 2015 12:02 PM EST
In a continuously shifting 21 st century climate, with burgeoning youth demographics, changing geopolitical and local dynamics – how can we advance youth and children's rights to empowerment and leadership? Facing security threats and deepening instability in many corners of the world, what does it take for a girl to become empowered today? more...
Posted by bndavis on Notes From the Field Feb 6, 2015 4:06 PM EST
Mathews Damiano hails from Brighton village in traditional authority Mbenje in Nsanje. The devastating effects of floods that hit Nsanje district did not spare him and his family. The house he labored to build is now nothing but rubble. It is not even possible to tell where the front or back door was. more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Jan 26, 2015 10:55 AM EST
​At Nyachilenda campsite we met Grace Lawrence, a 20-year old woman from Nyachikanda village, traditional authority Ndamera in Nsanje. She and her family were displaced by floods, just like many people in Nsanje district. She is eight months pregnant. When the floods came, her husband was in Mozambique on a business trip. She was left with her two ... more...
Posted by aperson on Notes From the Field Jan 26, 2015 10:49 AM EST
Working across 467 schools can be a challenge.  When those schools are scattered across rural areas of Zimbabwe, the complexities grow even larger.  In addressing the challenge, the IGATE project* in Zimbabwe has begun using the WhatsApp social media application.    more...
Posted by bndavis on Notes From the Field Jan 22, 2015 5:25 PM EST
On December 19, just two days after presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro made the historic announcement of talks to normalize relations between Cuba and the U.S., I departed for Canada for the holidays. more...
Posted by dfava on Notes From the Field Jan 16, 2015 2:14 PM EST
What happens when girls and boys realize that they can promote changes in their communities and start believing in a brighter future through education? The end result is empowered youth who inspire social change. more...
Posted by bndavis on Notes From the Field Jan 16, 2015 11:35 AM EST
A picture says a thousand words.  That’s the saying, at least, and there’s reason why.  We can relate to and interpret pictures.  When looking at side-by-side pictures of the same town taken 100-years apart, it is clear and interesting to see how some things have changed and how others have stayed the same.  But how ... more...
Posted by bndavis on Notes From the Field Jan 16, 2015 11:23 AM EST
Namunyana Mwajuma, a 17 year-old student from Uganda, has participated in CARE programs that helped her family through difficult times and ultimately put her back in school. After her father mysteriously disappeared in 2013, Namunyana’s family suffered greatly. She dropped out of school because her mother could no longer afford school ... more...
Posted by RashaNatour on Notes From the Field Dec 19, 2014 2:56 PM EST

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