Development Blog

On the plane to Accra just over a week ago I read Rebecca Solnit’s Men Explain Things to Me (the origin of the term “mansplaining”), and it struck a chord with me. A colleague from Kenya who hadn’t heard the… Read more...
Today, June 20th, is World Refugee Day. It’s a day to raise awareness about the challenges faced by refugees and to hold governments accountable for commitments they made under the UN Refugee Convention to protect and assist displaced people. But… Read more...
Mary, a CARE midwife, talks to refugees from South Sudan at Imvepi settlement, Uganda Mary, a CARE midwife, talks to refugees from South Sudan at Imvepi settlement, Uganda
CARE and other INGOs are increasingly exploring cash transfer modalities both for emergency response and other multi-component interventions. Yet public and political pressures to demonstrate results are also increasing – and are leading implementing agencies to set up comprehensive monitoring… Read more...
A participant in the cash transfer programme in Masvingo district, Zimbabwe A participant in the cash transfer programme in Masvingo district, Zimbabwe
Preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) won’t happen overnight. It requires a lengthy process of social change, and achieving that requires both time and funding investment. Read more...
Ntibimenya Hassan and Mukakimonyo Hassina have taken part in the Journeys of Transformation programme in Rwanda Ntibimenya Hassan and Mukakimonyo Hassina have taken part in the Journeys of Transformation programme in Rwanda
Women in Nepal think that the ability to stand up in meetings is their biggest resilience success. Find out why. Read more...
Pragatiseel CLAC women standing in front of hand pump constructed by saving lunch allowance provided to them during CLAC classes ran by the Hariyo Ban Program, CARE Nepal Pragatiseel CLAC women standing in front of hand pump constructed by saving lunch allowance provided to them during CLAC classes ran by the Hariyo Ban Program, CARE Nepal
In the development community, we typically interpret a government pushing for greater decentralisation as a positive step for governance reform and an opening for greater citizen participation and voice. Donors invest considerable funds in supporting the decentralisation processes of global… Read more...
People queuing for assistance after floods in 2016 People queuing for assistance after floods in 2016