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 |

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 |

Photo: Daniel Jack/World Bank It’s 40 degrees Celsius and our skin is sticky. There is so much noise, people constantly moving, taxi drivers screaming directions, prices shouted, and sellers…

Luize Guimaraes, Iana Barenboim |

Foto: Daniel Jack/World Bank Estão 40 graus centígrados e a nossa pele está pegajosa. O barulho é enorme, com pessoas em movimento constante, taxistas a gritarem direcções, preços ditos aos gritos…

Luize Guimaraes, Iana Barenboim |

The countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) endure a paradox. They have a highly educated labor force but a large pool of unemployed youth. Whether this contradiction results from…

Lili Mottaghi |

Drugs production is a cross-cutting development issue that impacts a large number of key development sectors.

Erwin de Nys, Nicolás Salazar |

Entre 2017 y 2018 visitamos varias veces el departamento de Meta en Colombia. Ubicado justo donde los llanos orientales colombianos desaparecen en la vastedad de la selva amazónica, al sur del…

Erwin de Nys, Nicolás Salazar |

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كريستالينا جورجيفا |