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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

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