Development Blog

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
On 21 June 2019, the International Labour Conference voted to adopt a new ILO Convention and Recommendation to end violence and harassment in the world of work. What does the adoption of this treaty mean, and what happens next? Read more...
A garment factory worker in Vietnam A garment factory worker in Vietnam
Many of us start working in humanitarian, development or human rights work because we want to change the world or make our country a fairer, better place to live. But in a world where that work is mostly carved up… Read more...
In loving memory of Dr Jahangir Hossain, 1962-2019 In loving memory of Dr Jahangir Hossain, 1962-2019