Development Blog

“We know that when emergencies hit, women and girls come last,” says CARE’s Humanitarian Policy Director, Susannah Friedman. CARE has been thinking about how COVID is going to impact gender based violence since early March, when we released the first… Read more...
A woman talks to a facilitator regarding gender based violence (GBV) services in Rwanda A woman talks to a facilitator regarding gender based violence (GBV) services in Rwanda
Cash support in times of crisis can keep markets functioning, keep money flowing to small businesses that desperately need it, and save lives and livelihoods at the same time – because it means people can get what they need, when… Read more...
CARE’s COVID-19 response includes cash support to households in Grand Anse, Haiti CARE’s COVID-19 response includes cash support to households in Grand Anse, Haiti
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