Other recent blog entries
13 Aug 2017 | Blog | Supporter action
We are inviting women from across the country to get their friends, colleagues or family together to host their own fundraising event.
Tags: Women for the World, women, fundraising, community | No comments
30 May 2017 | Blog | Supporter action | Women
This year's events were held Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne, raising $60,000 for the world's poor.
Tags: HIV and AIDS, Cambodia, women, Women for the World | No comments
12 Sep 2016 | Blog | Poverty | Women
Julieann Caffery, a Caritas Australia volunteer and previous participant in a CA immersion to Nepal, recently gave an address to Forum Queensland delegates. She has shared an excerpt of her speech with us.
Tags: empowerment, women, community | No comments
17 Aug 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
The hardships of being a single parent in a marginalised community are well known to some women in Uganda. Caritas Australia’s Integrated Food Security program is helping these women overcome these hardships.
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12 Jul 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
Domestic and family violence is a major issue in the South American nation and one that Caritas Australia has worked closely with its partners to help change.
Tags: women, Women and development, Peru | No comments
6 May 2016 | Blog | Supporter action
During May this year, Women for the World events will be bringing together women in Australia to raise awareness and funds for women living in poverty globally. At the events this year, special guest Psyche Mae from the Philippines will be speaking about how Caritas’ program has empowered her family, and how she is now able to help her own community.
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25 Sep 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Meet Saunoa Tuipe’a. A member of a Caritas Samoa Women’s Group, Saunoa has learnt new income generating skills and says the program was a Godsend.
Tags: income generation, women | No comments
15 May 2015 | Blog | Supporter action
More than 300 women joined at the Ivy ballroom in Sydney on Thursday 7 May for the 2nd Women for the World celebration. Caritas Nepal’s Rupa Rai, who has worked as an anti-trafficking and safe migration consultant, was the guest speaker at the event.
Tags: fundraising, Nepal, Women for the World, women | No comments
22 Dec 2014 | Blog | Long-term Development
Meet Daw Myint Yee. Married with three young children, she is participating in Caritas Australia’s livelihoods project in the Bago Diocese. Caritas Australia works closely with the local Diocesan Caritas, Karuna Yangon Social Services (KMSS Yangon) to implement this program which is assisting people to live healthier, happier lives.
Tags: burma, agriculture, women | No comments
25 Nov 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Peru, two out of five women have suffered physical violence from their partner at some time. In response, Caritas Australia has been working to minimise violence by building the capacity of women through workshops and community support groups.
Tags: elimination of violence against women, violence, women | No comments
Through my heart I felt that I need to be the leader and serve the community. Now I’m confident of myself and I’m sure I can expand my business to a new level.
- Janaki, Nepal