Aid organizations call for safe and unhindered access to fight impact of hunger and conflict in 2021

With the United Nations estimating some 235 million people across the globe will be in need of life-saving support in 2021, it is vital that aid organizations have unhindered access to those most in need and humanitarian appeals are fully funded, Oxfam and five other aid organizations said today. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has launched the Global Humanitarian Overview, a projection of the humanitarian needs of people impacted by conflict, acute hunger and the devastating impact of COVID-19. The report estimates 35 billion US…

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More Than 50 Women Stand #TogetherForHer with the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, CARE, and Entertainment Industry Foundation to Address Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19

According to The United Nations Population Fund, six months of lockdowns could result in an additional 31 million cases of gender-based violence across the globe. The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP), CARE, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) launched Together For Her last month to deploy funds, address the dire need for resources, and support the global response against domestic violence amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Since announcing Together For Her on April 22, more than 50 female role models from across film and entertainment, sports, fashion, and business have…

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CARE’s International Women’s Day Campaign Rallies Americans to Help Make All #WomenEqual

Nearly 40 percent of the world’s girls and women – 1.4 billion – live in countries failing on gender equality. And according to a 2019 poll by Verizon Media Brands, many American women (68 percent) want to play a role in reducing gender bias around the world. Following a successful 2019 International Women’s Day campaign that generated over 350M media impressions and 99 media placements, the global poverty-fighting organization CARE® will again host a powerful International Women’s Day campaign, #WomenEqual, giving the American public many ways to join the fight…

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Charity raffle for CARE: ‘One Picasso for 100 Euros’

One incredibly lucky art lover will soon be the proud owner of an original Picasso, for just €100 (£85). Thanks to a worldwide raffle organised in support of global humanitarian charity CARE International, participants can win an original piece of art by Pablo Picasso worth one million euros. Until 6 January 2020, anyone can buy a €100 raffle ticket via the website www.1picasso100euros.com. The funds raised will enable 200,000 people to have access to clean water and education through CARE International’s projects in Cameroon, Madagascar and Morocco. With 200,000 tickets…

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CARE Announces Monthlong Campaign to Make #March4Women and Lift up World’s Heroic Women and Girls

The month of March has long been a time to champion women. But those efforts often happen on separate tracks: recognizing the accomplishments of women in the United States as part of Women’s History Month; and celebrating women and girls as change makers around the world on March 8, International Women’s Day. This March the global poverty-fighting organization CARE will unite those conversations through an action-packed, monthlong campaign called Make #March4Women. The multi-channel campaign will feature: videos of celebrities honoring their heroes; a shareable quiz whereby people learn who their…

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