Development Blog

CARE International is holding two public events on Wednesday 11 June 2014 at the Global Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict in London - find out what they are about and who's speaking, and please come along and join… Read more...
UN peacekeepers in armoured vehicles in the Democratic Republic of Congo UN peacekeepers in armoured vehicles in the Democratic Republic of Congo © CARE/Kate Holt
The right to work for refugees is vital. In fact, increasing the economic opportunities for refugees is the only way in which they can become autonomous and productive, escape from long-term limbo and prevent them from being a burden on… Read more...
Syrian refugee participants in a CARE vocational training programme in Amman, Jordan Syrian refugee participants in a CARE vocational training programme in Amman, Jordan
In the Balkans, the success of CARE’s work with young men in schools has led to governments in Serbia, Croatia and Kosovo approving and accrediting a life skills curriculum focused on gender-based violence, positive masculinities and relationships for use in… Read more...
Marko, aged 17, a participant in CARE's Young Men Initiative in Kosovo, with his father Dragan © CARE/Claudia Adolphs Marko, aged 17, a participant in CARE's Young Men Initiative in Kosovo, with his father Dragan © CARE/Claudia Adolphs
Empowering women is not without risks – we need to identify and overcome them... Read more...
Anita Rani learned rug-making skills as part of a CARE empowerment programme in Bangladesh © CARE/Josh Estey Anita Rani learned rug-making skills as part of a CARE empowerment programme in Bangladesh © CARE/Josh Estey
“Violence against women is accepted and some people even forget that it is a crime. It’s so common that it’s no longer considered as a serious matter.” These words from a woman activist in northern Ecuador, on the border with… Read more...
Women at a gender-based violence workshop in Sucumbios Women at a gender-based violence workshop in Sucumbios © CARE
Campaigning on workers' rights in one sector can bring important gains – but in doing so, we must not ignore the needs of vulnerable workers in other sectors Read more...
A tea picker in Sri Lanka A tea picker in Sri Lanka © CARE