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