Development Blog

When this new government was elected, CARE International UK and our supporters called for four actions in their first 100 days that would demonstrate their commitment to gender equality, tackling climate change and spearheading international development. Read more...
Women on the frontlines of the climate emergency queue for supplies following Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Women on the frontlines of the climate emergency queue for supplies following Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Josh Estey 2019.
The Asia Pacific region has both the world’s largest proportion of workers in the working-age population and the world’s lowest unemployment rate. However, only 44.5 per cent of women are employed and for those who are working, access to dignified… Read more...
Jannatun, General Manager of HR & Compliance at a factory in Bangladesh, wants to get more women into leadership roles Jannatun, General Manager of HR & Compliance at a factory in Bangladesh, wants to get more women into leadership roles
“I’ve been doing this work for 30 years, so to come to a space like this and have everyone in the room start from a place of ‘we have a problem’ is powerful.” - Robin Runge, Senior Gender Specialist, Solidarity… Read more...
The Business of Women at Work event was held 17-18 October 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Business of Women at Work event was held 17-18 October 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
South Africa has some of the highest rates of gender-based violence (GBV) in the world. But it is also at the forefront of global efforts to understand more about GBV and specifically how to prevent it, hosting the 2019 conference… Read more...
Clementine took part in training on how to challenge attitudes to GBV through the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda Clementine took part in training on how to challenge attitudes to GBV through the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda
We want the women employed in the supply chains of the companies which make your clothes to have access to decent jobs free from violence and harassment and to be able to voice their rights at work.  Read more...
CARE's Made by Women strategy is working towards positive change for women like Lipiya, a Senior Sewing Operator at a garment factory in Bangladesh CARE's Made by Women strategy is working towards positive change for women like Lipiya, a Senior Sewing Operator at a garment factory in Bangladesh
By Tom Aston and Jay Goulden Measuring the impact of advocacy may be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Yes advocacy is different, but it’s not necessarily more complex or ‘hard to measure’ than governance or market systems programming, let alone… Read more...
CARE’s advocacy work in Peru contributed to a reduction in stunting in children under 5 CARE’s advocacy work in Peru contributed to a reduction in stunting in children under 5