Browse by Theme: Dignified Work

Women still have fewer economic rights, less access to economic opportunities and less control over economic resources than men due to a range of social, legal and political inequalities. Women’s economic empowerment (WEE) is one of four priority areas for CARE’s work, as set out in the CARE 2020 Programme Strategy. This report articulates why and how we work to drive women’s economic empowerment, our reach and impact to date and some lessons we have learned along the way.

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CARE has the ambitious goal of economically empowering 8 million women garment workers in Asia through dignified work by 2021. Learn more about our impact and stories of change in our 2018 Made by Women Impact Report.

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CARE's written evidence to the IDC argues that DFID’s Economic Development Strategy has an inadequate focus on gender and therefore will not deliver outcomes for women, companies and economies.

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This policy brief sets out CARE International’s top line positions and comments on the suggested new International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention and Recommendation on ‘Ending violence and harassment in the world of work’.

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This report estimates that violence against women costs society upwards of 2% of global GDP, and states that the problem is serious in low, middle and high income countries alike.

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CARE International’s position on the new ILO Convention

This policy brief sets out CARE International’s top line positions and comments on the suggested new International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention and Recommendation on ‘Ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work’.

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CARE is pursuing an ambitious new strategy on Dignified Work in Asia, called Made By Women. This report pulls together facts and figures on women’s role in the garment industry in Asia; outlines the injustices that women currently face, and the challenges to achieving Dignified Work; and sets out CARE’s strategy, the outcomes we want to see, and our achievements so far.

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