Development Blog

Fifteen years ago today was the last day of the Gleneagles G8 Summit. I was there as the adviser for Africa and International Development for Number 10. This was the culmination of a campaign that saw 9 million brits demonstrate… Read more...
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“Youth are rarely informed about their rights. During COVID, we’ve imposed ourselves so even the most disadvantaged young people have access to information about COVID. We hold sessions for young beggars and street children so they have information. I’ve been… Read more...
Bizo Rachid, a university student in Niger Bizo Rachid, a university student in Niger
As part of London Climate Action Week 2020, CARE hosted 'Gender-just climate resilience in the COVID-19 response'. Read more...
Britain can be proud to be one of the countries that meets the UN target to give 0.7% of GNI (gross national income) to reduce poverty in poorer countries. That’s just 70p in every £100.  This is the result of… Read more...
A South Sudanese refugee collects water at a camp in Uganda A South Sudanese refugee collects water at a camp in Uganda
Governments, NGOs, and society at large must work towards the end of child marriage, but it is also critical to recognise the power of girls to lead the way to end this practice in their own communities. UNFPA estimates that… Read more...
Tawhida Haq Mitu, a young woman in Bangladesh who has participated in a CARE training programme Tawhida Haq Mitu, a young woman in Bangladesh who has participated in a CARE training programme
The COVID-19 pandemic poses a huge threat to billions of people around the world, but it can’t be the only priority for aid. Other humanitarian disasters and emergencies have not gone away. Countries that still don’t meet the UN target… Read more...
Food distribution in Yemen Food distribution in Yemen
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