Development Blog

Co-authored by Caroline Kende-Robb, CARE International Secretary General, and Howard Mollett, Senior Policy Advisor November 29th is the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders, part of the 16 Days of Activism on Violence against Women and Girls. So it’s a… Read more...
Lucy Mainandji, who works with CARE in Chad, lived as a refugee in Cameroon when she was a young girl Lucy Mainandji, who works with CARE in Chad, lived as a refugee in Cameroon when she was a young girl
Co-authored by Glen Tarman, CARE International’s Head of Global Advocacy, and Lisa Hadeed, CARE International’s Senior Communications Coordinator. Movements like #MeToo, #YoTambién, #BalanceTonPorc, #NiUnaMenos and others have sparked widespread debate; violence and harassment against women is being exposed in more… Read more...
We can’t achieve women’s financial inclusion without considering harmful social norms and trying to change them. This was the key message I shared during the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) annual Savings and Credit Forum in Bern earlier… Read more...
Clementine, a community activist trained by the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda to challenge GBV and promote positive roles for women Clementine, a community activist trained by the Indashyikirwa project in Rwanda to challenge GBV and promote positive roles for women
Co-authored by Rebecca Haines, CARE Senior Governance Advisor; Tam O’Neil, CARE Senior Gender Advisor; and Emily Brown, Oxfam Gender and Governance Adviser. For many development professionals, political economy has become the gold standard of foundational analysis for programming. It helps… Read more...
Participants in CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment project in Malawi at an International Women’s Day celebration in 2017 Participants in CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment project in Malawi at an International Women’s Day celebration in 2017
Working in consortium to deliver large, complex programmes has become the norm for NGOs over the last few years. Increasingly, working in consortium is a clear expectation set out in donor tenders and calls for proposals. But is the sector… Read more...
Girls from Syria take CARE-supported taekwondo class in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan Girls from Syria take CARE-supported taekwondo class in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan
Gender equality and inclusive governance are each acknowledged to be key cross-cutting issues vital for ensuring sustainable development. In two recent reports, CARE Australia examined the impacts and the lessons to be gained from considering how these two approaches intersect… Read more...
Naomai, a teacher in Papua New Guinea. Naomai, a teacher in Papua New Guinea.