Development Blog

Complete this sentence, “Today, I’m worried about where I will get the money to buy _________.” What filled in the blank for you? A car? A meal? If you’re a refugee woman in Uganda, one answer is likely to be… Read more...
A young woman in Uganda displaying her Ruby Cup storage bag A young woman in Uganda displaying her Ruby Cup storage bag
It sounds basic but exercising one’s right to work freely, unthreatened by any of several forms of harassment and violence, is not so easy for many around the world. Fortunately, from the #MeToo movement to the 16 days of activism… Read more...
Han Lee, a garment factory worker in Laos Han Lee, a garment factory worker in Laos
It’s something every country in the world can use right now: braver citizens and more responsive governments. That’s what CARE’s Implementation of Social Accountability Framework project in Cambodia achieved. So how did we do it, and what are the key… Read more...
Oeun has seen improvements at her local health centre in Koh Kong province, Cambodia Oeun has seen improvements at her local health centre in Koh Kong province, Cambodia
When I travelled to Zimbabwe at the end of last year to conduct the annual evaluation of our two microfinance partners there, I arrived just as its latest economic crisis was unfolding. So I was able to see for myself… Read more...
Lucia Mudima, a widow with four children, buys produce from small holder farmers in her community, ripens it, and sells it from her market stall in Harare Lucia Mudima, a widow with four children, buys produce from small holder farmers in her community, ripens it, and sells it from her market stall in Harare
Continuing to protect and support Syrian refugees, and displaced women and girls in particular, is crucial, writes Nirvana Shawky, CARE Regional Director for MENA. But we also need to help them prepare for a future in which they access jobs… Read more...
Women at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan participating in a CARE vocational training workshop Women at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan participating in a CARE vocational training workshop
This International Women’s Day, CARE International and our corporate partners Avon, Diageo, M&S and Unilever are commited to calling for a strong and progressive ILO Convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work. This letter is co-signed… Read more...
Participants at the #March4Women event in London signing postcards to Alok Sharma, UK Minister for Employment, to demand a strong ILO convention Participants at the #March4Women event in London signing postcards to Alok Sharma, UK Minister for Employment, to demand a strong ILO convention