Development Blog

Struggles over power and violent conflict are seemingly synonymous but are most frameworks for analysing conflict weak at analysing power? And what can peacebuilders learn from recent discussions on political analysis? Read more...
A jeep run by MISCA - the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic A jeep run by MISCA - the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic © CARE
CARE had a big role at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in June – and you’ve read on Insights what we think the Summit achieved, and what are the challenges ahead. But what is CARE doing… Read more...
CARE International UK chief executive Laurie Lee presents the CARE petition to William Hague CARE International UK chief executive Laurie Lee presents the CARE petition to William Hague © CARE/Frantzesco Kangaris
CARE's conference on Women, Migration and Development (July 2014), organised in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute, examined the extent to which migrants the world over suffer stigma and discrimination. The conference included a session on the media and its… Read more...
Nargis Pavin, who worked in a factory in India, with two of her children in Botospur, Bangladesh Nargis Pavin, who worked in a factory in India, with two of her children in Botospur, Bangladesh © CARE/Jon Spaull
Recently I had the honour of presenting at the PowerShift Conference on Women in the World Economy, hosted by the Oxford University Saïd Business School. PowerShift was hands down the most inspiring conference I have ever attended, largely because it… Read more...
Women members of a village savings and loans association in Tanzania Women members of a village savings and loans association in Tanzania © CARE/Nicky Lewin
Football teams are a system and markets are systems too... I am a market systems practitioner who lives and works in Brazil. After the emotions from Brazil’s semi-final failure calmed down, I started to draw a few analogies from the… Read more...
Syrian refugees watching the World Cup in CARE’s Community Centre in Azraq Camp, Jordan Syrian refugees watching the World Cup in CARE’s Community Centre in Azraq Camp, Jordan © CARE/Johanna Mitscherlich
Syrian refugees fleeing the now 3-year-old conflict have faced rape during raids by security forces, and rape and sexual assault is so prevalent that women and girl refugees cited it as the main reason they left their country. Yet when… Read more...
Toilets at Azraq camp, a purpose-built camp in Jordan for Syrian refugees Toilets at Azraq camp, a purpose-built camp in Jordan for Syrian refugees © CARE/Johanna Mitscherlich