Development Blog

Responding to COVID-19 in the world's largest humanitarian crisis CARE International UK CEO Laurie Lee hosts a discussion with Bushra Aldukhainah and Lina Al-Saffi – who are both working on the frontline of CARE’s response to COVID-19 in Yemen. Recorded… Read more...
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the world, with widespread global impact at unprecedented scale. There are more than 5.7 million reported COVID-19 cases world-wide, and it has been attributed to over 357,000 deaths, as of May 28, 2020.… Read more...
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Just as in the UK, trust, speed and scale is needed to meaningfully limit the impact of COVID-19 in communities already living in poverty. Unlike the UK, countries like Chad, Mali and Niger already had 12.8 million people in need… Read more...
A women carries a VSLA safe, Mali A women carries a VSLA safe, Mali CARE/Josh Estey
Our experience shows that integrating sexual reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) services into community-led outreach programmes, which prioritise feedback and interaction, are key if we are to meet the needs of women and girls during a crisis. In… Read more...
Women and Girls Safe Space, Camp 12. CARE GBV staff pictured Left to Right: Ayesha Siddika (GBV Case Worker), Fouzia Akter (GBV Case Worker), Shefa Sikder (Technical Advisor), Tamanna Akter (GBV Response Officer) Women and Girls Safe Space, Camp 12. CARE GBV staff pictured Left to Right: Ayesha Siddika (GBV Case Worker), Fouzia Akter (GBV Case Worker), Shefa Sikder (Technical Advisor), Tamanna Akter (GBV Response Officer)
May 10th was Mother’s Day in many parts of the world – a day when families celebrate motherhood and honour mothers’ contributions to their children, the community, and the world. It takes a lot of love, effort, and dedication to be… Read more...
Syrian sisters Haneen, 14, (left) and Sidra, 13, (right) join friend Reem, 14, (centre) in a peer to peer support group for Syrian and Jordanian teens at a CARE community centre in Irbid, Jordan. Syrian sisters Haneen, 14, (left) and Sidra, 13, (right) join friend Reem, 14, (centre) in a peer to peer support group for Syrian and Jordanian teens at a CARE community centre in Irbid, Jordan.
COVID-19 has become an unprecedented global crisis, affecting everyone - but not equally so. CARE International UK’s new study on COVID-19 and women’s economic justice and rights shows that women and girls are disproportionately affected by the economic effects of… Read more...