Development Blog

Continuing to protect and support Syrian refugees, and displaced women and girls in particular, is crucial, writes Nirvana Shawky, CARE Regional Director for MENA. But we also need to help them prepare for a future in which they access jobs… Read more...
Women at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan participating in a CARE vocational training workshop Women at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan participating in a CARE vocational training workshop
This International Women’s Day, CARE International and our corporate partners Avon, Diageo and M&S are commited to calling for a strong and progressive ILO Convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work. This letter is co-signed by… Read more...
Participants at the #March4Women event in London signing postcards to Alok Sharma, UK Minister for Employment, to demand a strong ILO convention Participants at the #March4Women event in London signing postcards to Alok Sharma, UK Minister for Employment, to demand a strong ILO convention
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. Working for CARE’s humanitarian team, we know all too well the very specific challenges facing #BalanceforBetter in life-saving emergency response, write… Read more...
Women responders in a camp for displaced people following floods in Anambra state, Nigeria Women responders in a camp for displaced people following floods in Anambra state, Nigeria
The CEO Agenda 2019 was launched at DAVOS by a number of leading fashion brands, with support from Global Fashion Agenda. It’s good to see major brands trying to tackle the ethical and environmental challenges facing the sector – and… Read more...
A garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia A garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
We usually think of women in CARE’s projects as beneficiaries or participants, but they are so much more powerful than that. Women who work in CARE’s programmes use their skills to build businesses, create jobs, keep fresh produce in markets,… Read more...
Marie Melia in Haiti with a basket of fresh vegetables she purchased with Kore Lavi vouchers. Marie Melia in Haiti with a basket of fresh vegetables she purchased with Kore Lavi vouchers.
Climate change is leading to more regular, and more catastrophic, risks for people living in poor and vulnerable communities. Is insurance the way forward to help people manage these risks? And how viable is it for people in poor households?… Read more...
A woman with her livestock in Ethiopia A woman with her livestock in Ethiopia
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