Development Blog

By Huong Hoang and Céline Mias The global fashion industry is one of the most female-dominated industries in the world. It is a goliath of an industry which includes the textile, clothing, and footwear sectors, which is estimated to employ… Read more...
Rima is a Quality Inspector at a garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh Rima is a Quality Inspector at a garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh
Women make up approximately half of workers in global value chains, yet their representation in leadership positions is poor. Through the FCDO-funded Work and Opportunities for Women (WOW) programme – of which CARE is an alliance member – M&S is… Read more...
A garment factory in Bangladesh A garment factory in Bangladesh
The UK Government has a crucial opportunity to ensure women and girls are put at the heart of climate action as it hosts COP26 next year, the annual global climate change summit. But their recent decision to appoint an all-male… Read more...
People marching at #March4Women for gender equality and climate justice in London on International Women’s Day 2020 People marching at #March4Women for gender equality and climate justice in London on International Women’s Day 2020
On 17 March 2020, the Jordanian government introduced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19 in Jordan. Under such measures, Jordanians were only able to leave their homes between 8.00am and 6.00pm. Every day at 6.00pm, a curfew siren would… Read more...
Azraq camp in Jordan is home to over 35,000 Syrian refugees Azraq camp in Jordan is home to over 35,000 Syrian refugees
Child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) happens in nearly every country on the planet and has devastating consequences, especially for young girls. These types of marriages are often followed quickly by pregnancy, which carries huge risks, as the adolescent girls… Read more...
A young family in Bangladesh A young family in Bangladesh
The UK’s integrated review of security, defence, development and foreign policy should be a real opportunity to reframe our country’s external engagement with the world in light of where we are in 2020. But as the UK government chooses a… Read more...
Women with sign at March4Women 2020 Women with sign at March4Women 2020
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