Recently, CARE Australia Chief Executive Dr Julia Newton-Howes visited some of CARE’s work in Papua New Guinea tackling the root causes of gender violence. This is what she learnt.
On the back of the viral CARE video standing up against gender-based violence, CARE Conflict Policy Advisor Paul-Andre Wilton explains why gender equality needs us all – men, women, boys and girls.
Lao men are taking a stand against violence against women, thanks to a CARE and Australian Government-supported program “Standing Up, Speaking Out”. The program recently staged a light-hearted “cook-off” to raise awareness.
Earlier this year former Westpac CEO and current CARE Women’s Empowerment Ambassador Gail Kelly visited some of our projects supporting women and girls in Vanuatu. Here, she recalls how meeting a young woman named Lily helped cement her belief that a better tomorrow begins with empowering women today.
Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of close to a year of conflict and humanitarian crisis.
In South Sudan, the promises of independence three years ago have instead become civil war.