COX’S BAZAR (Sept. 18, 2017) — In the past three weeks, more than 400,000 people from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh after an escalation of violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State. Most of the refugees, around 80 percent, are women, children and small babies.
CARE started its operations in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1949. Today, CARE Bangladesh amplifies the voices of the poor and the marginalized in ways that influence public opinion, development practices, and policy at all levels by drawing on grassroots experience and relationships with civil society, government, and the private sector.
We have made a long-term commitment to specific marginalized and vulnerable groups to achieve a lasting impact on the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice.
With generous funding from the Sall Family Foundation, CARE is implementing the five-year (2012-2017) Nutrition at the Center Program, which aims to reduce anemia in girls and women ages 15 to 49, and stunting and anemia in children from birth to 24 months by integrating maternal, infant and earl
The ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh makes up 13 percent of the country's gross domestic product and has created jobs for more than 4 million workers, of which up to 85 percent are poorly educated women who are largely from rural areas, according to CARE.
In Bangladesh, six in 10 girls are still married off before the age of 18, despite the fact that child marriage is illegal there. Teens across the country are fighting back - adopting grassroots approaches like literally knocking on doors to talk to families about the perils of child marriage.
Congressional Staffers Visit Bangladesh with CARE to See How U.S. Investments Are Empowering Women and Girls
WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2017) – A group of House and Senate communications staffers traveled to Bangladesh to see how vital U.S. investments and partnerships are promoting education, health and economic opportunities for women and girls.
The competition, the culmination of CARE’s Scale X Design Accelerator, aims to close the gap between innovation and impact