Development Blog

Gender equality is high on the corporate agenda, from sales of feminist merchandise, to gender pay gap reporting, to celebrities and politicians forming coalitions; confronting institutional norms and behaviour. It feels like we are in a moment in history where… Read more...
Garment workers attend a meeting at a factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh Garment workers attend a meeting at a factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh
CARE Yemen's response to the crisis has been to buy local and to build local. The ability of humanitarian agencies to respond in Yemen is currently under threat - but the impact of that work is crucial not just in… Read more...
Girls pour clean water from the well in Lahj, Yemen, into their cans Girls pour clean water from the well in Lahj, Yemen, into their cans
There is no classroom so you are teaching outside. The children are hungry and distracted. Most of them can’t read. There are no books, pens, paper. And you haven’t been paid this month. Unfortunately, this is too often the reality… Read more...
Aid, including humanitarian aid, is increasingly being related to, and justified by, a goal to limit migration from poor and fragile countries to wealthier countries [1]. This is a problematic approach for several reasons, so how should humanitarian and development… Read more...
Dana (name changed) and her sons Mohammad (aged 4) and Abdulsalam (aged 2) in a park near the bus station in Belgrade, Serbia Dana (name changed) and her sons Mohammad (aged 4) and Abdulsalam (aged 2) in a park near the bus station in Belgrade, Serbia
Next week (18 June) brings the second annual review meeting of the ‘Grand Bargain’, which will review an annual report building on individual submissions of the signatories, which spans donor governments, UN agencies and NGOs (including CARE). So how should… Read more...
Jeanette Vumulia works as a volunteer on CARE's SRH programme in the DRC Jeanette Vumulia works as a volunteer on CARE's SRH programme in the DRC
CARE is adamant that the #MeToo movement should not go down in history as a flash in the pan, but that we must harness the moment to make it a significant milestone on the path towards gender equality. The agreement… Read more...
A garment factory worker in Cambodia - one of the faces of CARE's #ThisIsNotWorking campaign A garment factory worker in Cambodia - one of the faces of CARE's #ThisIsNotWorking campaign