Welcome to CARE Insights - our publications & policy hub

Intended primarily for development practitioners and policy makers, this is a library of useful information on development methods, good practice, shared experience and lessons learned.

Featured Blog

  • Women’s rights are human rights: Views from CARE and partners Women’s rights are human rights: Views from CARE and partners 09th Dec 2016

    Human Rights Day happens 10 December every year to commemorate the day in 1948 that governments of the world adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the United Nations. Human Rights Day also marks the end of the yearly 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women and Girls, which is an important moment in which activists around the world mobilise to raise awareness on women’s rights issues.

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Featured Publication

  • CARE’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategy

    Women’s economic empowerment is one of four priority areas for CARE’s work, as set out in the CARE 2020 Program Strategy. This strategy on women’s economic empowerment…

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Featured Expert

  • Conflict Policy Advisor

    Paul-André is Conflict Policy Advisor for CARE International UK based in London. Focused on DRC, Somalia and South Sudan, he also works on the thematic area of protecting and empowering women in conflict. Previously at…

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Insights Publications

  • Resilient markets: Strengthening women’s economic empowerment and market systems in fragile settings

    Functioning market systems and a responsible and responsive private sector are critical to livelihoods, autonomy and well-being. However, they are both heavily impacted by crisis, and women, who face greater barriers to economic activity than men, are particularly at risk. This briefing paper outlines CARE’s initial thinking on fostering economic empowerment for women and the…

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