Developing gender-inclusive digital jobs programs for youth is the subject of a new report, Digital Jobs for Youth: Young Women in the Digital Economy. Photo Credit: © Visual News Associates /…

Mamadou Biteye, Namita Datta, Danielle Robinson |

Global Value Chains are a win-win for firms that enjoy greater efficiency, productivity, and profits while they create better jobs (Photo by Jonathan Ernst / World Bank)   Global Value Chains (GVC…

Ruchira Kumar |

Imagine having to skip work every month to travel to the city center just to pay your electricity bill or your child’s school fee? Would you not worry if your income relied on remittances and you…

Leora Klapper, Ruth Goodwin-Groen |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Piensa un momento en las mujeres que te inspiran. Haz una lista. ¿Quiénes son las 8 mujeres más importantes? ¿Incluirías una trabajadora de la construcción de Jamaica? ¿Qué tal si agregas a una…

Pabsy Pabalan, Mehreen Arshad Sheikh |

فكّر في النساء اللاتي كنّ مصدر إلهام لك. ضعهن على قائمة. من اللاتي احتللن المراكز الأولى. هل تضم إلى القائمة عاملة إنشاء من جامايكا؟ ماذا عن قابلة في السودان أو صانعة جواهر في كوستاريكا؟ وماذا عن…

Pabsy Pabalan, Mehreen Arshad Sheikh |

Take a moment and think of the women who inspire you. Make a list. Who are the top 11 women? Would you include a construction worker from Jamaica?  How about a midwife in Sudan or a jewelry maker…

Pabsy Pabalan, Mehreen Arshad Sheikh |

We usually think of schooling as a positive learning experience. However, sometimes this is not always the case. As recent news reports in the Hindu and on NDTV from India remind us, unfortunately…

Jishnu Das |