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Socially Marginalised Women

Projects under the Socially Marginalised Women program span a range of areas including sexual & reproductive health, dignified work, women's economic empowerment and preventing violence against women. 


Current projects​​


A project focusing on improving the knowledge and skills of young migrants working in garment factories.


        To contribute to achieving the ACCESS program improving the sustainability, quality and
        inclusiveness of services for persons with disabilities and for women affected by gender-

        based violence (GBV).

  • Made by Women (Lululemon)

To strengthen the economic resilience of female garment workers who are socially and economically marginalized in Cambodia to cope with the negative impacts of COVID-19.

  • Creating Safe and Respectful Workplaces in the Garment Industry (Primark)

To promote harassment free workplaces in Primark’s supply​chain and influence industry change so all women​​​​​​ garment workers feel safe and respected at work.
Project partner: Five factories of Primark, Better Factory Cambodia, Ministry of Labour of Vocational Training and CSOs.​

  • Strengthening the Voice of Women Garment Workers

Rights of women workers in the garment industry laid down in ILO conventions are implemented. CARE worked in partnership with three local partners including the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD), Cambodian Women's Crisis Center (CWCC), and Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT) to realize the following outcomes. 

  • Feminist in Action (FiA)

The general objective of this project is to support the transformative power of feminist organizations in the global South for a more gender equal world. The provision of secure and flexible funding to women's organizations through three funding channels to support their organizational strengthening, operational projects, and joint actions at the national and/or regional levels. Strengthening the technical capacity of women's CSOs to advance women's rights, gender equality, and the empowerment of women, girls, and marginalized communities. Networking of feminist organizations and creation of alliances to promote learning, enhance know-how and carry out advocacy actions.

A selection of previous projects



Read about the successes of previous projects:


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Photo credits: CARE/Charles Fox/Nicolas Axelrod

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