Development Blog

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
Advocacy and influencing is at the heart of CARE’s program strategy – otherwise we couldn’t achieve our aims of tackling the structural causes of poverty and inequality, and scaling up our impact far beyond the communities where CARE and our… Read more...
CARE staff, refugees and school children in Berlin with a street painting created to highlight the Syria crisis CARE staff, refugees and school children in Berlin with a street painting created to highlight the Syria crisis
“He always came home late and drunk and he often kicked the door open while hurling insults at me and the children. I became such a miserable person.... After a number of curriculum sessions, I started to notice a change… Read more...
Erik and Olive received couples’ training as part of the Indashyikirwa project Erik and Olive received couples’ training as part of the Indashyikirwa project
As a researcher, I see that humanitarian practitioners listen to and involve local women and women’s groups when delivering programmes on the ground – or at least, if they don’t, they know that they should. But if we are really… Read more...
Women leaders from Nepal speaking at the UK Shelter Forum workshop at Bath University Women leaders from Nepal speaking at the UK Shelter Forum workshop at Bath University
CARE has spent more than 20 years engaging with women employed in garment factories. As with many organisations working with the garment industry, worker training is an important component of any factory engagement. However, our evidence increasingly suggests that for… Read more...
An EKATA group at a garment factory in Bangladesh An EKATA group at a garment factory in Bangladesh
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