CARE India is a registered Section 8 company in India and a member of CARE confederation present in 100 countries, which works with the most marginalised women and girls to alleviate poverty and reduce social injustice through comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation.
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Stories of Hope

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

  • Giving birth to a new life after quake
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Giving birth to a new life after quake

    Chiranjibi Nepal, who is leading CARE Nepal’s programs on sexual and reproductive health, writes about the challenges of providing health care to pregnant and lactating women after the earthquake I met Asmita (20) a few days after the earthquake had struck Nepal. She lives in a little village called S... Read More

  • Option to wear what one wants to – The choice is yours to make (working with men and boys)
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Option to wear what one wants to – The choice is yours to make (working with men and boys)

    27th April, 2015. Even though the option to choose what to wear has occupied a dominant place in women empowerment agenda, it is often relegated to the background when working with women in rural areas. There is an assumption that the issue is too ‘urban’ and is of less relevance for the women of rural areas. But ability to make these c... Read More

  • We offer you a basket of choices for family planning
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    We offer you a basket of choices for family planning

    April 23, 2015. Bound by our own inhibitions, working on and talking about family planning and reproductive health is never easy, neither for men nor for women. It not only means shedding off the cultural baggage that keeps sexuality and reproductive health behind firmly closed doors but also negotiating social, cultural, and in many cases religiou... Read More

  • Getting the voices of women from disaster-affected communities into the UN World Humanitarian Summit by Howard Mollet
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Getting the voices of women from disaster-affected communities into the UN World Humanitarian Summit by Howard Mollet

    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 from cou... Read More

  • UN Commission on the Status of Women
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    UN Commission on the Status of Women

    Strong voices unite to call for gender equality and climate action- Without women’s voices, we will fail by Martha Chouchena- Rojas I am proud to be with our CARE International delegation together with over 9,000 participants from civil society organizations from all over the world who have gathered in New York for two weeks.... Read More

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