Development Blog

CARE is presenting a session on sexual harassment in the workplace at the SEEP Network Learning Forum on Women’s Economic Empowerment. So what are the implications for the industry of the prevalence of sexual harassment, and how can the industry… Read more...
Logo from CARE’s multi-media Sexual Harassment Prevention Package for Garment Factories in Cambodia Logo from CARE’s multi-media Sexual Harassment Prevention Package for Garment Factories in Cambodia
My colleagues and I have spent a considerable share of our time during the past few months in discussions with our private sector partners, figuring out a common ground to work together on women’s economic empowerment (WEE). It can be… Read more...
A woman cocoa farmer in Cote d'Ivoire A woman cocoa farmer in Cote d'Ivoire
One of the biggest challenges in achieving programme quality is to link Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) systems to project management practices. Here are some proven ways to achieve this at project design, baseline, implementation and endline stages. Read more...
A meeting with the target group of a climate change adaptation project in Chhattisgarh, India A meeting with the target group of a climate change adaptation project in Chhattisgarh, India
As the international community gathers for the London Somalia Conference, the role of women in determining the country’s future is high on the agenda. So what are Somali women saying about women’s political participation in their country? Read more...
Deqa Salad, founder of the Hear Women Organisation Deqa Salad, founder of the Hear Women Organisation
The number of women in the world who still lack access to formal financial services stands at 1 billion. While this figure is going down, the discrimination that women face compared to men, in terms of their access to and… Read more...
A woman member of a savings group in Kenya A woman member of a savings group in Kenya
By choosing to spend two minutes reading this article, you stand with the many millions of others around the world who are choosing not just to ‘make a difference’ for women’s economic empowerment, but who are choosing, in fact, to… Read more...
Maria Daffodil Arrante expanded her market stall business in the Philippines with a loan from Lendwithcare.org Maria Daffodil Arrante expanded her market stall business in the Philippines with a loan from Lendwithcare.org
Women in Bangladesh used solidarity to increase wages and get more food at home. Find out how. Read more...
A smallholder farmers’ group in Bangladesh set up by CARE A smallholder farmers’ group in Bangladesh set up by CARE