Development Blog

In December, the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS Department) will be publishing its response to its consultation on corporate responsibility. Before it does, the Department should take careful note of the important evidence from the major EU… Read more...
Child labour in Bangladesh, 2003 Child labour in Bangladesh, 2003 © CARE / Dan White
Today marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which focuses for 2013 on the theme of militarism. The past year has seen the British Government and others make sexual violence as a weapon of war… Read more...
A survivor of sexual violence in conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo with her baby. Photo: Jake Lyell  / CARE A survivor of sexual violence in conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo with her baby. Photo: Jake Lyell / CARE
Climate change negotiator Naderev Sano made global headlines this week when he spoke about the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillippines. In his address to delegates at the UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, he said the world's… Read more...
Survivors pass through an area devastaed by Typhoon Haiyan on November 12, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Survivors pass through an area devastaed by Typhoon Haiyan on November 12, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. © Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images
According to the latest UN statistics, of the total population affected by Typhoon Haiyan, an estimated 47,600 women are at risk of sexual violence. In the evacuation centres, an estimated 2,250 women are also at risk. We know that disasters… Read more...
CARE report reveals pitiful spending on gender in emergencies globally © Kate Holt / CARE
CARE International's request to business in this year's Living Wage Week is simple. Implement living wages, and do it having ensured that you understand the key role of women in your supply chain, so that the women working at the… Read more...
Female textile workers in Bangladesh Female textile workers in Bangladesh © CARE / Josh Estey
There’s an inescapable buzz around the role of business in international development. Everywhere I go—from Bangladesh to East Africa, from the flurry of activity of the UNGA or CGI in New York to the WEF Annual meeting in Davos—it’s a… Read more...
Helene D. Gayle with participants of a President-Obama-funded project in western Kenya. Helene D. Gayle with participants of a President-Obama-funded project in western Kenya. Image © CARE