CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. CARE facilitates lasting change by: strengthening capacity for self-help, providing economic opportunity, delivering relief in emergencies, influencing policy decisions at all levels and addressing discrimination in all its forms. CARE works in 87 countries around the world. CARE Bangladesh focuses on interventions in women’s empowerment, food security, good governance, private-sector development, emergency response and policy advocacy.