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 |

This blogpost is part of a series of thematic blogs for the World Bank's Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic. Woman carries water containers near polluted stream…

Libbet Loughnan, Craig Kullmann |

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 |

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 |

Plages immaculées et soleil étincelant : voici les images qui viennent spontanément à l’esprit quand on évoque les Caraïbes. Mais derrière la carte postale bleu azur se cache une pratique…

Kavell Joseph |

Cuando uno piensa acerca del Caribe, se vienen a la mente cielos soleados y playas hermosas. Pero más allá del agua color turquesa se esconde una historia sobre el matrimonio de menores de edad,…

Kavell Joseph |

In Panama, a healthy economic climate and enthusiastic institutional support provided an ideal testing ground for the World Bank’s Infrastructure Prioritization Framework (IPF). The country’s GDP…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott, Darwin Marcelo |

En Panamá, un entorno económico saludable y un apoyo institucional entusiasta proporcionaron el terreno de prueba ideal para el Marco de Priorización de Infraestructuras (IPF) del Banco Mundial.…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott, Darwin Marcelo |

Better educated women secure brighter futures for themselves and lift entire households out of poverty. While Hillary Clinton is cracking the glass ceiling, if not yet shattering it entirely, in…

Keiko Inoue |