Development Blog

In the midst of the global pandemic, there lies what the UN Secretary General described as the ‘invisible pandemic’ – gender-based violence – a pandemic that even before rates started to rise during COVID-19 affected an estimated 1 in 3… Read more...
A woman talking during an Indashyikirwa session in Rwanda. A woman talking during an Indashyikirwa session in Rwanda.
If you work in international development, you have probably experienced that pressing need for support. You need to conduct an assessment, your proposal design should have started yesterday, and the capacity building for your partners is right around the corner… Read more...
CARE advocates and staff Asha Gomez, Michelle Carter and Mary Olive inside the U.S. Congress building in 2018 CARE advocates and staff Asha Gomez, Michelle Carter and Mary Olive inside the U.S. Congress building in 2018
The garment industry employs 60 million workers around the world, nearly 75% of whom are women. The International Labour Organization has estimated that nearly 25 million jobs could be lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and women working… Read more...
Ruksana Begum earns a precarious living as a garment worker in Bangladesh Ruksana Begum earns a precarious living as a garment worker in Bangladesh
What do health workers in refugee camps see change when they get support? In Uganda they say, “It has helped a lot… people used to die so much in the communities but they were made aware of good health seeking… Read more...
Mansura Begum, who works for CARE Bangladesh, displays a COVID-19 awareness message Mansura Begum, who works for CARE Bangladesh, displays a COVID-19 awareness message
All over the world recently there have been outpourings of support and appreciation for frontline health workers (FHWs) and their heroic efforts fighting COVID-19. Of course, doctors, nurses, midwives, and other health providers have been performing vital and life-saving services… Read more...
Health worker in Bangladesh wearing a mask in light of the coronavirus outbreak Health worker in Bangladesh wearing a mask in light of the coronavirus outbreak
Everything about the news on COVID-19 is scary. We don’t know yet what the long-term impacts will be. We don’t know how long it will last. What we do know, from decades of responding to epidemics in some of the… Read more...
Coronavirus Emergency: Help stop the spread Coronavirus Emergency: Help stop the spread