The CARE Gender Marker is an accountability and learning tool that monitors, on a 0-4 scale, how well gender has been integrated into the approach of humanitarian and development work. The grading scale places work directly along the CARE Gender Continuum.
Child marriage and its life-long consequences reflect and reinforce gender and age discrimination, including limiting girls' access to education. This brief explores the many ways in which addressing the root causes of early marriage has led to ongoing benefits for girls' education, health, economic situation and risk of violence. Read More
Traditional savings groups can be an effective economic tool, but when we invest in them to truly focus on gender equality they can be a powerful engine for social change. Drawing on more than 30 years of supporting community savings groups, CARE’s program experience highlights some of the key ways to ensure these promote gender equality. Read More
CARE believes that achieving gender equality requires transformative change—in our programming, but also within ourselves as an organization. This two-page brief outlines what we have learned are the key elements for operationalizing this at country level. Read More