Development Blog

“I’ve been doing this work for 30 years, so to come to a space like this and have everyone in the room start from a place of ‘we have a problem’ is powerful.” - Robin Runge, Senior Gender Specialist, Solidarity… Read more...
The Business of Women at Work event was held 17-18 October 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Business of Women at Work event was held 17-18 October 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
South Africa has some of the highest rates of gender-based violence (GBV) in the world. But it is also at the forefront of global efforts to understand more about GBV and specifically how to prevent it, hosting the 2019 conference… Read more...
Clementine took part in training on how to challenge attitudes to GBV through the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda Clementine took part in training on how to challenge attitudes to GBV through the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda
We want the women employed in the supply chains of the companies which make your clothes to have access to decent jobs free from violence and harassment and to be able to voice their rights at work.  Read more...
CARE's Made by Women strategy is working towards positive change for women like Lipiya, a Senior Sewing Operator at a garment factory in Bangladesh CARE's Made by Women strategy is working towards positive change for women like Lipiya, a Senior Sewing Operator at a garment factory in Bangladesh
By Tom Aston and Jay Goulden Measuring the impact of advocacy may be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Yes advocacy is different, but it’s not necessarily more complex or ‘hard to measure’ than governance or market systems programming, let alone… Read more...
CARE’s advocacy work in Peru contributed to a reduction in stunting in children under 5 CARE’s advocacy work in Peru contributed to a reduction in stunting in children under 5
“Even as a child, we were always told to fear the police. But seldom were we taught that the police is there for us. We need to work together to change this narrative, and one of the approaches is participating… Read more...
Inspector Ram Chandra Ghimire (centre) and police officers in Jaubari, Nepal Inspector Ram Chandra Ghimire (centre) and police officers in Jaubari, Nepal
“Other young people discouraged me from joining the savings group, because this was not our culture. My peers laughed at me. But I was strong and I knew what I wanted, so I joined anyway.” These are the words of… Read more...
In 2018, the government of Burundi formally adopted the VSLA model for the economic, social and political empowerment of women In 2018, the government of Burundi formally adopted the VSLA model for the economic, social and political empowerment of women
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