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Catalysing Change for Carers in Low and Middle Income Countries
Long-term care for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities presents an urgent challenge around the world. The burden placed on unpaid family carers is immense and has a direct impact on their physical health, mental and emotional wellbeing and economic security. Carers Worldwide highlights the vital role played by carers. We advocate for their inclusion in mainstream development programmes and the development of carer-specific services.
The next carer to be included in our #HumansCare feature is Reena Devi. Reena lives in Jharkhand, India and cares for her father-in-law who lives with a mental health condition. Life used to be difficult for Reena and her family. The family faced economic hardship as...read more
International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements of women in the social, economic, cultural and political sphere. The theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter and is a call for greater gender balance across the world. Research by the UN has found that globally women...read more