This 54 page document describes the SHOUHARDO food security program in Bangladesh and how it uses a women's empowerment model to...
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.
Latest News from Bangladesh
Bottom of the Pyramid Selling
Researchers studied a sales program that employs Bangladeshi women at the proverbial bottom of the pyramid, run by the Bangladesh arm of CARE.
UPDATE: Cyclone Mahasen hit Bangladesh's southern coast on Thursday morning, while heavy rains and strong winds lashed neighboring Myanmar. Initial reports indicate approximately 4.1 million people are affected in Bangladesh alone, and entire towns in low-lying areas are under four feet of water. CARE has begun carrying out our emergency response and will know more about the scope of the disaster in the coming hours and days.
Why is gender important in climate change adaptation?
DHAKA/YANGON (May 14, 2013) - As Tropical Cyclone Mahasen moves across the Bay of Bengal towards Bangladesh and Myanmar, the humanitarian organization CARE is ready to provide emergency assistance to affected communities in both countries. The cyclone, which is gathering strength, is expected to make landfall near the Myanmar-Bangladesh border on Thursday morning, bringing with it heavy rain and damaging winds.
Mapping Emerging Trends and Risk Hotspots
CARE’s approach to climate change adaptation is grounded in the knowledge that people must be empowered to transform and secure their rights and livelihoods.
Adaptation to climate change is critical to sustainable development and will require action across multiple sectors at all levels. Poor households must be supported to adopt resilient livelihood strategies.
We are beginning to see the results of our efforts in promoting, protecting and supporting optimal infant and young child feeding.
Among the most persistent challenges facing Bangladesh is child malnutrition.
The Innovation through Sport project uses the "convening power of sports" to minimize the effects of poverty and social injustice on marginalized youth.