Development Blog

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
In June, a huge array of governments, NGOs and activists will descend on London for a four day summit aimed at making sexual violence in conflict a war crime as reviled as using chemical weapons or laying landmines. CARE will… Read more...
Many women in the conflict-affected Democratic Republic of Congo are survivors of sexual violence Many women in the conflict-affected Democratic Republic of Congo are survivors of sexual violence © CARE/Jake Lyell
Privately, everyone working in development talks about domestic workers' rights. Publicly, no-one does. Why not? Read more...
Machala Ecuador: domestic workers are often primary care givers to children. Machala Ecuador: domestic workers are often primary care givers to children. © CARE/Kathryn Richards
CARE's own microlending initiative, Lendwithcare.org, welcomed its Microfinance Institution partners from around the world to a workshop in London last week. The members highlighted how microcredit remains effective in fighting poverty, how peer-to-peer platforms can support this, and how social… Read more...
Three findings from Lendwithcare’s partners which refute the pessimists on (indirect) peer to peer microfinance © 2012 Wolfgang Gressmann/CARE
CARE International and the Overseas Development Institute are organizing the international conference "Women, Migration and Development: Investing in the future". This event will highlight the need to acknowledge migration as a key factor for sustainable development and the need to… Read more...
Women in Nepal Women in Nepal © CARE / Stephanie Roberts
Today we launch our paper Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: civil society's experience of ratifying ILO Convention 189 in the Andes. Since 2010, we have been supporting domestic workers and their organisations in the Andean region to… Read more...
Invisible workers Invisible workers © CARE