Development Blog

It’s something every country in the world can use right now: braver citizens and more responsive governments. That’s what CARE’s Implementation of Social Accountability Framework project in Cambodia achieved. So how did we do it, and what are the key… Read more...
Oeun has seen improvements at her local health centre in Koh Kong province, Cambodia Oeun has seen improvements at her local health centre in Koh Kong province, Cambodia
When I travelled to Zimbabwe at the end of last year to conduct the annual evaluation of our two microfinance partners there, I arrived just as its latest economic crisis was unfolding. So I was able to see for myself… Read more...
Lucia Mudima, a widow with four children, buys produce from small holder farmers in her community, ripens it, and sells it from her market stall in Harare Lucia Mudima, a widow with four children, buys produce from small holder farmers in her community, ripens it, and sells it from her market stall in Harare
Continuing to protect and support Syrian refugees, and displaced women and girls in particular, is crucial, writes Nirvana Shawky, CARE Regional Director for MENA. But we also need to help them prepare for a future in which they access jobs… Read more...
Women at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan participating in a CARE vocational training workshop Women at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan participating in a CARE vocational training workshop
This International Women’s Day, CARE International and our corporate partners Avon, Diageo, M&S and Unilever are commited to calling for a strong and progressive ILO Convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work. This letter is co-signed… Read more...
Participants at the #March4Women event in London signing postcards to Alok Sharma, UK Minister for Employment, to demand a strong ILO convention Participants at the #March4Women event in London signing postcards to Alok Sharma, UK Minister for Employment, to demand a strong ILO convention
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. Working for CARE’s humanitarian team, we know all too well the very specific challenges facing #BalanceforBetter in life-saving emergency response, write… Read more...
Women responders in a camp for displaced people following floods in Anambra state, Nigeria Women responders in a camp for displaced people following floods in Anambra state, Nigeria
The CEO Agenda 2019 was launched at DAVOS by a number of leading fashion brands, with support from Global Fashion Agenda. It’s good to see major brands trying to tackle the ethical and environmental challenges facing the sector – and… Read more...
A garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia A garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia