Development Blog

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
CARE International and Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) are working together to improve how factories prevent and respond to sexual harassment. This collaboration illustrates the benefits of partnership between organisations who share similar goals. Read more...
Workers leaving a garment factory in Cambodia at the end of their shift Workers leaving a garment factory in Cambodia at the end of their shift
By Reshma Aziz Khan and Sébastien Fornerod CARE seeks to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people (CARE 2020 Program Strategy). But how many of us… Read more...
Maria Faustina, Maria de los Angeles, Fidelia Castellanos, Eloida Ortiz and Floridalma Cartrera, members of a domestic workers group in Guatemala Maria Faustina, Maria de los Angeles, Fidelia Castellanos, Eloida Ortiz and Floridalma Cartrera, members of a domestic workers group in Guatemala
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