This blog is a part of a series using data from the Women, Business and the Law project. The data explores legal and regulatory challenges faced by women through different stages of their working…

Kavell Joseph |

Cuando nací en Trinidad y Tabago, mi madre se tomó una licencia del trabajo para cuidarme. Solo lo hizo ella porque no había una ley nacional que permitiera a mi padre hacerlo. Mi papá solamente…

Kavell Joseph |

Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target…

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

Women’s labor force participation worldwide over the last two decades has stagnated, and women generally earn less than men. (Photo: Tom Perry / World Bank) How can we Press For Progress —the…

Namita Datta |

In the Dominican Republic, more than one third of young women aged between 18 and 22 get married or form an informal union before turning 18, while one in five has already given birth before…

Quentin Wodon |

Our continued belief in the enormous resourcefulness, resilience and sheer drive of young Arab women has yet again been reconfirmed. 

Ayat Soliman, Olivier Lavinal |

Les espoirs que nous plaçons depuis longtemps dans les immenses ressources dont font preuve les jeunes femmes du monde arabe en termes de volonté, d’ingéniosité et de résilience ont une nouvelle…

Ayat Soliman, Olivier Lavinal |

إيماننا مستمر بأن الشابات العربيات يتمتعن بقدر هائل من القدرات والمرونة والقيادة المحفزة. ففي القاهرة، يارا ياسين ورانيا رافع هما من عوامل التغيير. تعمل هاتان الشابتان مع الحرفيين المحليين لتحويل…

​آيات سليمان, Olivier Lavinal |

When seeking to engage private partners, one thinks of large, high-cost national infrastructure projects. But subnational governments are also effectively partnering with the private sector by…

Sara Perea Sigrist, Angelica M. Toro |

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Tariq Khokhar |