The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.

Andy Kotikula, Diana J. Arango |

Bangladesh has made it a priority to combat the scourge of stunting by focusing on improving access to quality nutrition and health services, adopting a series of multi-year strategies, programs...

Deepika Chaudhery |

A recent study examines regional and urban-rural patterns of undernutrition and overnutrition, dietary diversity, household food security, and the growth dynamics of adolescent girls aged 10 to 19...

Ziauddin Hyder |

In Bangladesh, unemployment stems more from lack of the right skills rather than scarcity of jobs. Soft skills can help create an adaptive nature and a lifelong learning culture, allowing young...

Mustahsin-ul-Aziz |

Although Bangladesh has achieved much in the way of poverty reduction and human development, progress has been slower in some urban areas. Issues such as slow-down of quality job growth, low...

Wameq Azfar Raza |

Bosnia and Herzegovina: private and public employment services Despite recent stability in economic growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with 3.2% growth projected for 2018, the country continues to...

Josefina Posadas, Mirey Ovadiya, Meliha Kozaric Fanning |

Bosna i Hercegovina: usluge privatnih agencija za posredovanje u zapošljavanju i javnih službi za zapošljavanje Uprkos stabilnom ekonomskom rastu u posljednje vrijeme u Bosni i Hercegovini, kao i...

Josefina Posadas, Mirey Ovadiya, Meliha Kozaric Fanning |

This Bangladeshi woman was born in poverty. With the right kind of education, life in poverty quickly became a story from the past for her. Credit: World Bank "I have a four-year-old son back...

Hartwig Schafer |

Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, South Asia is one of the world’s most dynamic regions. It's also one of the least integrated. A few...

World Bank South Asia |