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.
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
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
In 2020-2022, WRC, with research partner South Africa Medical Research Council and CARE, undertook a study in Northwest Syria to understand the potential of integrating CVA into GBV case management for comprehensive support to survivors in humanitarian emergencies. The study drew on the expertise of WRC and used best practice guidance and tools implemented by CARE Turkey and its local partners, including Syria Relief and Development (SRD). This is the snapshot report. Read More