Development Blog

Last March, the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai claimed more than 1,000 lives and displaced tens of thousands of people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. A year on, Idai serves as a warning that the climate emergency is not going… Read more...
CARE is providing build back safer shelter training to people rebuilding their homes after the cyclones CARE is providing build back safer shelter training to people rebuilding their homes after the cyclones
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2020, advocates for better labour rights, especially for women workers, have been celebrating a major achievement: there is now a new international labour standard that recognises everyone’s right to work free from violence and… Read more...
Alicia Lanchimba experienced workplace abuse as a domestic worker; now she is an activist for women's rights Alicia Lanchimba experienced workplace abuse as a domestic worker; now she is an activist for women's rights
I have been part of rapid response teams deploying to typhoons, cyclones and floods in Asia and droughts in East and Southern Africa and worked on emergency responses for 15 years. Each time, I’ve seen first-hand how around the world,… Read more...
Enia Joao with her youngest child after Cyclone Idai hit the coast of Mozambique in March 2019 Enia Joao with her youngest child after Cyclone Idai hit the coast of Mozambique in March 2019
Adaptive management in its various incarnations has long been a focus of a development community that is more and more frequently bumping up against the barriers of complexity, and looking for ways to overcome its challenges. In a field where… Read more...
Girls in a school in Somalia supported by the DFID-funded Girls’ Education Challenge Girls in a school in Somalia supported by the DFID-funded Girls’ Education Challenge
When this new government was elected, CARE International UK and our supporters called for four actions in their first 100 days that would demonstrate their commitment to gender equality, tackling climate change and spearheading international development. Read more...
Women on the frontlines of the climate emergency queue for supplies following Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Women on the frontlines of the climate emergency queue for supplies following Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Josh Estey 2019.
The Asia Pacific region has both the world’s largest proportion of workers in the working-age population and the world’s lowest unemployment rate. However, only 44.5 per cent of women are employed and for those who are working, access to dignified… Read more...
Jannatun, General Manager of HR & Compliance at a factory in Bangladesh, wants to get more women into leadership roles Jannatun, General Manager of HR & Compliance at a factory in Bangladesh, wants to get more women into leadership roles