In Africa, young women are over 1.5 times less likely than young men to be formally employed or undergoing education or training

Indhira Santos, Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich |

Contrary to common belief, evidence suggests that women’s empowerment may increase the risks of gender-based violence, at least in the short term.

Farwah Qasim, Varalakshmi Vemuru |

Today, the gender gap in education in middle and high-income countries has mostly disappeared. In some countries, girls outstrip boys in schooling outcomes, yet women earn about 16% less money per...

Marco Ranzani, Kathleen Beegle |

Dans les pays à revenu intermédiaire et élevé, les écarts de niveau d’instruction entre les hommes et les femmes ont pratiquement disparu. Dans certains cas, les filles surpassent même les garçons...

Marco Ranzani, Kathleen Beegle |

Ghana recently held a Family Planning (FP) 2020 stock-taking event as a countdown to the country’s FP 2020 goals and commitment made during the 2012 London summit. The conference, which brought...

Ibironke Folashade Oyatoye |

Last month, I attended the International Family Planning Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, where policymakers from across the world gathered to strategize about ways to achieve a demographic dividend—...

Annette Dixon |

Le mois dernier, j’ai participé à la Conférence internationale sur la planification familiale à Kigali, au Rwanda. Des responsables politiques du monde entier étaient réunis pour se pencher sur...

Annette Dixon |

Last year in a small village in southern Trinidad, my Nani (the Hindi word for maternal grandmother) – who was a child bride herself at the age of 16 –was able to witness a huge victory for all...

Kavell Joseph |

De pequeña siempre supe que tenía que estudiar y trabajar como un medio para lograr mis aspiraciones. Y ese camino se iniciaba yendo al colegio, luego a la universidad y finalmente, haciendo un...

Vanina Camporeale |