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10 Oct 2018 description
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Quelle est l’une des choses les plus dangereuses au monde ? Être une fille lors d’une crise humanitaire, selon l’ONG CARE. À l’occasion de la journée internationale des filles, le 11 octobre, un classement inédit dévoile les 13 pires crises pour les filles : de la Syrie, au bassin lac Tchad en passant par le Venezuela ou le Myanmar. Les filles font face à de nombreuses menaces : violences sexuelles, déscolarisation, travail et exploitation...

En situation de crise, les violences sexiste s'aggravent

14 Sep 2018 description
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ATLANTA (September 13, 2018) —The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced it has been selected by SAP Concur, the world’s leading provider of travel, expense, and invoice management solutions, as a Community Impact Partner. SAP Concur awarded a $150,000 donation, which will support CARE’s education work around the world.

16 Aug 2018 description
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This Sunday, 19th August, the global aid community marks World Humanitarian Day.

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres stated that the purpose of World Humanitarian Day is to "pay tribute to the government employees, members of civil society and representatives of international organizations and agencies who risk their lives to provide humanitarian aid and protection"’ The day will be marked by international organizations at headquarters of INGOs and by donor governments in capitals around the world.

15 Aug 2018 description
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15 August 2018. Syria tops the list of most deadly places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by CARE International has found. 76 aid workers have been killed since January 2018, including 42 in Syria where war has been raging since 2011.

27 Jun 2018 description

Twenty-one humanitarian and human rights organizations respond with dismay to the Dutch Parliament’s approval of the EU’s new asylum plans to offshore asylum protection. With a joint appeal, they ask the government for a humane asylum policy, in line with international law.

25 Jun 2018 description

Action Against Hunger, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, International Rescue Committee

Last week in Dakar (28 May to 1st June 2018) two workshops took place, organized respectively by the IASC Task Team on the Humanitarian Development Nexus based in Geneva, and OCHA and UNDP policy teams based in New York. 50 participants took part in the first workshop, including around 40 UN and 10 NGO participants. The second gathered around 80 participants from the UN, 20 from Governments, and 18 from NGOs.

23 Jun 2018 description

The 2017 Grand Bargain signatory reports on Workstream 2 evidence some encouraging progress on meeting the 6 localisation commitments to provide more support and funding tools for national and local responders. But it is slow and much of the progress is in the initial first steps. 4 signatories did not report anything on this workstream.

15 Jun 2018 description
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Ambitious plans to reform the humanitarian sector are still failing to reach grassroots women’s rights organisations or be felt by women affected by crises. As donors, UN agencies and NGOs review progress on the Grand Bargain, this paper outlines recommendations to promote women’s leadership and participation across the humanitarian reform agenda.

The paper focuses on the three Grand Bargain workstreams: localisation, participation and cash. Key recommendations include:

30 May 2018 description
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CARE’s Organisational Commitment to Accountability

29 May 2018 description

Rationale and methods to share information, speak out, and challenge impunity in cases of violence against humanitarian action

ATHA is pleased to share a new professional _Toolkit for Responding to Attacks against Humanitarian Action on the Policy Level._ The purpose of the Toolkit is to offer guidance to humanitarian actors for responding to violence against humanitarian action, in order to promote a more protective environment for the provision of humanitarian aid to civilians.

29 May 2018 description
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International aid agency CARE Australia is calling on governments, employers and workers to back a new global treaty aimed at curbing violence and harassment in the workplace.

The new measure is being debated this week in Geneva by members of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the global body tasked with protecting workers all over the world.

14 May 2018 description

On Thursday 17 May, EU Heads of State are meeting their counterparts from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo) to discuss cooperation in several areas, including migration and security. Following increased arrivals of refugees and migrants to both the Western Balkans and the EU, the issue of border control has gained prominence, resulting in more investments and cooperation agreements between the EU and Western Balkan countries.

02 May 2018 description
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La Commission européenne vient de présenter son projet de cadre financier pour la période de 2021-2027. Coordination SUD et CONCORD, deux collectifs d'ONG dont CARE fait partie, se réjouissent de l’augmentation prévue des ressources financières consacrées à l’action extérieure mais considèrent que cette proposition met l’Europe en porte-à-faux avec ses engagements en matière de lutte contre la pauvreté, les inégalités et les changements climatiques.

29 Apr 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide, Catholic Relief Services, American Refugee Committee International, Africare, United Nations Population Fund, UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, World Health Organization, UN Development Programme, UN Volunteers, Italian Red Cross, UNOPS, Tearfund, UN Observer Mission in Georgia, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, CARE, UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UN Department of Public Information, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, Caritas, Pact, UN Department of Political Affairs, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Human Settlements Program, Mercy Corps, UN Children's Fund, Médecins du Monde, Lutheran World Relief, International Rescue Committee, Operation USA, International Medical Corps, Relief International, UN Mission in Sudan, UN Interim Force in Lebanon, Refugees International, UN Department of Safety and Security, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Action by Churches Together International, HelpAge International, Save the Children, Plan International, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Médecins Sans Frontières, UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, Women's Refugee Commission, ChildFund International, UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, World Renew, Monaco Red Cross, UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.

We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.

19 Apr 2018 description

Since January 2015, more than 1 million people fleeing war, persecution and poverty entered or passed through Greece in search of safety and a better life, and more than 1,200 were reported dead or missing. During the latter part of 2015 and early 2016, selective and arbitrary admission policies were put in place by various European countries that eventually closed their borders to all migrants. On 20 March 2016, the EU-Turkey Deal came into effect whereby all migrants arriving irregularly on to the Greek islands would be returned to Turkey.

17 Apr 2018 description
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WASHINGTON (April 17, 2018) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE applauds House Foreign Affairs Committee’s passage of the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bill, introduced by Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Betty McCollum (D-MN), calls for a two-year extension of the Global Food Security Act, which would continue Congress’s bipartisan commitment to ending global hunger and malnutrition.

29 Mar 2018 description
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Introduction

Discriminatory gender norms and social structures are the foundations of gender inequality, explaining why females are rendered more vulnerable than males in many aspects of life. In times of crisis, when familial and community structures and institutions are disrupted or destroyed, gender norms may be impacted and gender inequality increased.
This report looks at six areas, each of which impact gender norms and women’s ability to survive, cope, and recover from natural disasters and conflicts: