Development Blog

As a researcher, I see that humanitarian practitioners listen to and involve local women and women’s groups when delivering programmes on the ground – or at least, if they don’t, they know that they should. But if we are really… Read more...
Women leaders from Nepal speaking at the UK Shelter Forum workshop at Bath University Women leaders from Nepal speaking at the UK Shelter Forum workshop at Bath University
CARE has spent more than 20 years engaging with women employed in garment factories. As with many organisations working with the garment industry, worker training is an important component of any factory engagement. However, our evidence increasingly suggests that for… Read more...
An EKATA group at a garment factory in Bangladesh An EKATA group at a garment factory in Bangladesh
By Jay Goulden and Sofia Sprechmann Virtually all international NGOs count how many people their programmes help: CARE does, and in 2018, our programmes reached nearly 56 million people. But while these numbers help give some sense of the scale… Read more...
Members of a Village Savings and Loan Association in Guatemala Members of a Village Savings and Loan Association in Guatemala
Published on behalf of the Women 7 movement: We are entering the final stretch before the G7 summit, which will open on 24 August in Biarritz. In September 2018, before the UN, the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron… Read more...
A young woman in Fada village, Niger A young woman in Fada village, Niger
The example of Minakshi, a former child bride who has gone to become an activist and community-level facilitator for CARE’s Tipping Point project, is a reminder and inspiration for all development workers that real change is personal. We cannot work… Read more...
Minakshi Neupane helping an adolescent girl during Photovoice – an innovative tool used for the evaluation of Tipping Point Phase 1 Minakshi Neupane helping an adolescent girl during Photovoice – an innovative tool used for the evaluation of Tipping Point Phase 1
Gender inequality is a major driver of poverty and a major obstacle to sustainable development. It’s also a key determinant of exposure to climate change risk: women and girls are more vulnerable to climate change impacts. So if we want… Read more...
Maho, Armeline and Miza are part of a farmer field school teaching climate-smart agriculture in Madagascar Maho, Armeline and Miza are part of a farmer field school teaching climate-smart agriculture in Madagascar