Development Blog

Child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) happens in nearly every country on the planet and has devastating consequences, especially for young girls. These types of marriages are often followed quickly by pregnancy, which carries huge risks, as the adolescent girls… Read more...
A young family in Bangladesh A young family in Bangladesh
The UK’s integrated review of security, defence, development and foreign policy should be a real opportunity to reframe our country’s external engagement with the world in light of where we are in 2020. But as the UK government chooses a… Read more...
Women with sign at March4Women 2020 Women with sign at March4Women 2020
Growing up in Uganda I saw directly the effects of climate change. Temperatures have risen and extreme weather events such as heatwaves, floods and droughts have increased in intensity and frequency. Read more...
Hilda Nakabuye speaking at the #March4Women rally in London on International Women’s Day 2020 Hilda Nakabuye speaking at the #March4Women rally in London on International Women’s Day 2020
“The course of life changed overnight,” says Carrine Annette Bidzogo, from Cameroon. Carinne is one of more than 6,000 women who share their voices in CARE’s new report She Told Us So: Filling the Data Gap to Build Back Equal.… Read more...
Farida Dagnogo in Côte d’Ivoire is struggling to maintain her restaurant business during the pandemic Farida Dagnogo in Côte d’Ivoire is struggling to maintain her restaurant business during the pandemic
September 11th marks six months since the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic. It’s hard to believe both how long this has continued and that we have only been operating in pandemic mode for six months. Some days it’s… Read more...
Danica Casimir washes her hands during hygiene kit distribution in Haiti. Danica Casimir washes her hands during hygiene kit distribution in Haiti.
As children across Europe head back to school, we look to their counterparts across the world. How are children in countries like Madagascar, Afghanistan and Haiti returning to school? Read more...
Children at a school in Haiti eat meals provided by the canteen project. Children at a school in Haiti eat meals provided by the canteen project.