Development Blog

More than one in three women worldwide (35%) experiences physical or sexual violence in her lifetime; in some countries, the prevalence is as high as 70%. Gender based violence (GBV) is one of the most widespread and damaging violations of… Read more...
Hasina at refugee camp in Bangladesh where CARE has set up women friendly spaces. Hasina at refugee camp in Bangladesh where CARE has set up women friendly spaces.
The SEEP Network’s SG2018: The Power of Savings Groups conference has ended and now the real work begins for the sector. More than 400 policy makers, company and development sector representatives came together in Kigali in May to step up the… Read more...
Nicedore Nkurunziza facilitating a discussion on working with adolescent girls at the SG2018 POWER Africa learning session Nicedore Nkurunziza facilitating a discussion on working with adolescent girls at the SG2018 POWER Africa learning session
Local folk songs about rights and accountability were one of the most successful innovations in CARE’s Journey for Transparency, Representation, and Accountability (JATRA) project in Bangladesh. Those songs helped 15% of voters get involved in the open budget process, which… Read more...
Smiling woman, Bangladesh Smiling woman, Bangladesh
Gender equality is high on the corporate agenda, from sales of feminist merchandise, to gender pay gap reporting, to celebrities and politicians forming coalitions; confronting institutional norms and behaviour. It feels like we are in a moment in history where… Read more...
Garment workers attend a meeting at a factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh Garment workers attend a meeting at a factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh
CARE Yemen's response to the crisis has been to buy local and to build local. The ability of humanitarian agencies to respond in Yemen is currently under threat - but the impact of that work is crucial not just in… Read more...
Girls pour clean water from the well in Lahj, Yemen, into their cans Girls pour clean water from the well in Lahj, Yemen, into their cans
There is no classroom so you are teaching outside. The children are hungry and distracted. Most of them can’t read. There are no books, pens, paper. And you haven’t been paid this month. Unfortunately, this is too often the reality… Read more...