Development Blog

Are financial institutions in emerging economies adapting their business models fast enough to tap into the market of the currently unbanked? And if not, why not?

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The discussion on financial inclusion co-hosted by CARE and Accenture Development Partners The discussion on financial inclusion co-hosted by CARE and Accenture Development Partners

Global value chains can be a powerful lever for empowering women, but companies must identify where women work, must develop a clear gender strategy and must articulate the business case for supporting women.

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Cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire participating in the Cocoa Life partnership Cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire participating in the Cocoa Life partnership

By Gianluca Nardi and Katherine Carr (CARE International UK, Programme Officer - Africa)

When we arrive in Kariyata, a rural community in the Upper Eastern region of Ghana, close to Garu, most of the women in the community are waiting for us within a circle of shea trees that they normally use for meetings, and some men are also there, although in a separate group. The community is partly Christian and partly Muslim and partly followers of traditional religions and all of them are there for one reason: to talk about gender.

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People gathering for the gender dialogue People gathering for the gender dialogue

Chloe Day, Programme Manager for CARE International’s refugee response in Turkey, explains how a language and environment of fear around the refugee crisis is undermining our humanity.

When I read the news about Jo Cox last week, something inside me broke. I don’t know exactly why and I don’t know what it was but I don’t think it was my heart.

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A five-year-old Syrian refugee child at a camp in Croatia A five-year-old Syrian refugee child at a camp in Croatia

CARE International UK's CEO Laurie Lee and Senior Policy Advisor Howard Mollett outline recommendations from CARE towards the Global Summits on Refugees launched on World Refugee Day.

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Hanaa, from Lebanon Hanaa, from Lebanon CARE

CARE staff in the UK and across the world are devastated at the news of the murder of Jo Cox (formerly Jo Leadbeater).

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According to a policy proposal released by the European Commission and European External Action Service on 7 June, the mind-blowing answer to that question is: yes. Stop migration to Europe with all possible means. Whether it is EU development cooperation or trade with third countries, or cooperation on climate change, education, energy, agriculture, you name it. All of these policies are to serve the purpose of migration control... IF member states and the European Parliament agree to this proposal.

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45-year-old Basema, pictured with her son Hussam, lives in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan with two of her sons. Her other two sons and her husband are in Germany and Turkey. 45-year-old Basema, pictured with her son Hussam, lives in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan with two of her sons. Her other two sons and her husband are in Germany and Turkey.