Other recent blog entries
12 Jan 2019 | Blog
When communities stand together they can overcome any challenge. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), women are working together to tackle the impunity and injustice endemic to their society.
Tags: Women and development, Congo, DRC | No comments
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
5 Jun 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
If the youngest among Lulu Mitshabu’s six girls complain about doing it tough, she barely needs to open her mouth, since her oldest daughter usually gets in before her. “She says to them, ‘You have no idea’ because she is the most affected of all of them. She remembers us running,” she said.
Tags: Violence against women, Women and development, refugee, DRC | No comments
1 Aug 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development | Project Compassion
“Thank you. Now I can see that our lives are getting better” – Flabiana, Project Compassion 2012. Cornelio Ase from Caritas Australia’s Partnership program in Timor Leste spoke with Flabiana to find out how her life has changed since Caritas Australia.
Tags: Caritas Australia, stories, anniversary, Women and development, sustainabl | No comments
12 Jul 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Sister Isabelle Digvidaï, 30, is one of four Caritas workers in the town of Lai in southern Chad (West Africa). A dynamic and motivated person, Isabelle has a simple goal in life – to help others. By Bettina Iseli, Caritas Switzerland.
Tags: Women and development, caritas, West Africa | No comments
13 Jun 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
The village of Chawir is located in Canton Migami, south-central Chad. Like almost everywhere in the area, the locals are almost exclusively women and children. Read how the communal gardens are providing nutritious food for the locals. Update from Caritas Switzerland.
Tags: food security, agriculture, Women and development, Sahel, West Africa | No comments
10 May 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
This Sunday millions of women across Australia and around the world will be celebrated as families take time out to recognise the spiritual, emotional and practical role they play in society.
Tags: Motherhood, Mothers day, health, Women and development, Child birth | No comments
7 May 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Madhu Tharu used to be a bonded labourer. With the help of a Caritas loan, she now runs a roadside snack shop and has hope for the future. By Laura Sheahen, Caritas Internationalis
Tags: Gender and development, sustainable development, Women and development | No comments
7 Mar 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Every year, on 8 March, we celebrate International Women’s Day and in 2012 the theme is Women’s Economic Empowerment.
Tags: Caritas Australia, Indigenous Australia, Project Compassion, Women and development | No comments
24 Nov 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
Every year, 25 November is White Ribbon Day – the UN recognised International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. And every day, the international Caritas network is working around the globe to help women and children lead peaceful and safe lives.
Tags: global gifts, Laos, Women and development, white ribbon day | No comments
Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe