图片: LIC/Flickr 无论采用何种方法度量,空气污染造成的影响都很惊人。最新研究显示,全世界空气污染使得普通人的平均预期寿命缩短了1.8岁,也是导致全球每年约880万人早逝的主要原因——这一数字是之前估测数字的两倍,空气污染因此而成为当今世界人口死亡的主要致因之一。

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

Photo: LIC/Flickr No matter how you measure it, the impact of air pollution is startling. According to new research, air pollution worldwide cuts life expectancy by 1.8 years for an average person…

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

Enumerators in Ecuador collecting water sample for water quality test. Credit: World Bank team in Ecuador Over the last few years, the international community has been busy establishing new…

Ana María Oviedo, Libbet Loughnan |

ICT services offered by I Got Garbage in Bangalore [[tweetable]]Web platforms, apps, and citizen surveys are changing how solid waste management services are conducted globally[[/tweetable]] and…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao, Claire Markgraf |

Children work in their classroom. Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank “Ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that…

Samuel Berlinski |

Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank “Asegurar que todas las niñas y todos los niños tengan acceso a servicios de atención y desarrollo en la primera infancia y educación preescolar de calidad, a…

Samuel Berlinski |

如今,女性日渐成为一大变革推动力。投资于女童教育、消除了阻碍女性发挥其潜力的法律障碍的国家已看到了效益。 以拉美地区为例。近年来,该地区已有7000多万女性加入了劳动力队伍。过去二十年中,女性的劳动参与率大幅提升,其中三分之二归因于女性受到了更多更多教育、晚婚以及生育量减少等因素。因此,2000年至2010年间,女性收入对减少该地区极度贫困的贡献率达到了30%左右。   通常,…

英卓华 |

Les femmes deviennent une grande force de changement (a). Les pays qui ont investi dans l’instruction des filles et levé les obstacles juridiques qui empêchent les femmes de réaliser leur…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |