Development Blog

How much rubbish do you generate every day? If you live in America, it’s more than 2kg every day. If you live in Australia or the UK, the average is about 1.5kg a day. In Zambia, that number is about… Read more...
Charity Banda, a 23-year-old supervisor for Chipata Garbage Control Enterprise Charity Banda, a 23-year-old supervisor for Chipata Garbage Control Enterprise
“Here, we have six seasons,” explained CARE’s Shelter Programme Manager, Shah Suja, as we raced along the road that connects Cox’s Bazar town to the refugee camps. Those “six seasons” bring searing heat, torrential rain, cyclones and storm surges –… Read more...
A woman using rope to secure the roof of her shelter A woman using rope to secure the roof of her shelter
We should always identify those who are local to speak for themselves. I always say we have our own mouths. Why don’t we talk, why don’t you give us that room? Ask me what my problem is, and I will… Read more...
The GBV AoR Localisation Task Team workshop at the Commission on the Status of Women The GBV AoR Localisation Task Team workshop at the Commission on the Status of Women
When Tropical Cyclone Gita struck Tonga on Monday 12 February 2018 it affected 80,000 men, women, boys and girls – roughly 70% of the entire population. CARE formed a partnership with Live and Learn and MORDI to respond to the… Read more...
CARE and MORDI staff preparing for community consultations CARE and MORDI staff preparing for community consultations
At the International Labour Conference (ILC) taking place now (10-21 June 2019), governments, employers and unions are negotiating global legislation on ending violence and harassment in the world of work. A global Convention is vitally important if we want safe… Read more...
Line leader Maly Thorn is supervised by her Production Manager at a garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Line leader Maly Thorn is supervised by her Production Manager at a garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Today the 108th session of the annual International Labour Conference kicks off in Geneva. As momentum builds for a strong and inclusive ILO Convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work, we are pleased to note growing… Read more...
A garment worker at a factory in Cambodia A garment worker at a factory in Cambodia