Globally, 1 in 3 women experiences sexual or physical violence in her lifetime. Due to COVID-19, violence against women and girls has been compounded with every 3 months of lockdowns, an additional 15 million extra cases of violence expected.
CARE believes every person has the right to a life free from violence. Your donation can help women and girls around the world be safe.
Your support is critical:
$35 can purchase life-saving supplies for the clinical management of sexual violence.
$50 can cover locks for latrines in a refugee settlement, a location with a high risk of sexual violence and harassment.
$75 can provide 3 women and girls with confidential referrals for gender-based violence (GBV) and sexual reproductive health (SRH) services.
$150 can cover a community dialogue to prevent GBV, raise awareness about the consequences of violence, and promote GBV and SRH services.
$250 can support emergency shelter for a woman at risk of intimate partner violence.
$500 can install lighting in a refugee camp in areas known for sexual violence and harassment.
A donation to this appeal supports CARE’s poverty-fighting work around the globe. CARE delivers lasting change to some of the world’s poorest communities. We place special focus on working alongside women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.