“It’s still too easy to make gender equality merely an ‘add on’ to [aid] programs,” says CARE Australia CEO Dr Julia Newton-Howes. Here, she outlines three approaches that have enabled change in some of the world’s poorest communities.
In the lead-up to International Women’s Day this 8 March, CARE’s Gender in Emergencies Specialist Isadora Quay explains what it means to work for a better world for women and girls, men and boys, as well as the important part we can all play in this.
What inspires a busy working mum from Sydney to walk 50km in the shoes of women and girls in developing countries to help fight poverty? Walk in Her Shoes participant Connie Mitsis says it’s all about teaching her two young daughters about the power of community and how good it feels to give back.
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