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Inclusive governance: Why it matters

Today, 20 December, is Human Solidarity Day. Solidarity signifies that we – humankind – are all in this together, so we must support and stand by each other...

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It takes all of us to put an end to GBV

Gender-based violence (GBV) is an epidemic worldwide. Anyone can experience GBV – young, old, rich, poor, men, women – but women and girls are disproportionately affected. Estimating the...

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Root causes of poverty: what can you do?

In global policy, there has been growing recognition of the connections between social inclusion, governance and building more peaceful and stable societies, with specific emphasis on gender equality....

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Why social inclusion drives women’s equality

Today, August 26, is Women’s Equality Day. It is perhaps not so well-known, but for American women in particular, it is especially important since it commemorates the adoption...

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Women’s access to finance: no collateral

Using a basic bank account is beyond the reach of almost one billion women worldwide. In Jordan recently I met Sawsan, who runs her own sewing workshop with...

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Water

Water: Not just an environmental issue

Increasing resilience by empowering people to take their lives in their own hands is a core part of CARE’s global work. For example, in our Partners for Resilience...

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Regina, a Timorese woman with a voice

Regina, a Timorese woman with a voice

It is widely believed that the overall development of a country depends on the maximum utilization of its people, both men and women. This means that women should...

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When women decide

Supporting women’s political participation & influence

Recent years have seen a growing recognition in the international development community of the importance of supporting women’s political participation and influence in fragile and conflict affected settings...

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Power of Partnerships Sandra Xiquin

The world needs to work for women

Financial inclusion has been on the agenda of CARE for many years. In that context we participated in the Power of Partnerships event on March 12 organised by Dutch Development Bank FMO,...

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Women in Enterprise Ivory Coast

Getting inspired in Ivory Coast

“It moved me a lot to see how this programme is really part of community life in the villages that we work in.” As soon as I arrived...

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