The East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region is often characterized as a global success story in terms of the amount and pace of poverty reduction over the last few decades.

Judy Yang |

Even though Thailand is now an upper-middle income country that has nearly eradicated extreme poverty, data show that poverty reduction has slowed down and have been uneven across the country.

Judy Yang |

د بېوزلۍ نړېواله ورځ ټولو مسوولو بنسټونو ته دا فرصت برابروي چې په ټوله نړۍ کې د بېوزلۍ د له منځه وړلو په موخه خپلې هر اړخيزې هڅې همغږې کړي او د فېروزې په څېر د ميليونونو بېوزلو او بې اسرې خلکو…

Henry G. Kerali |

International Poverty Day, which falls today, is yet another call to action to eradicate poverty across the world and help Firoza and millions of others live a better life.

Henry G. Kerali |

حفیظه صمدی و خواهر بزرگتر اش فیروزه صمدی که بیوه است در یک روستای ولسوالی گلدره، در ۲۰ کیلومتری شمال کابل، زندگی میکنند.

Henry G. Kerali |

Studies indicate that in India alone, only 30 percent of the IT workforce is female. Most women in IT start well, but their careers are disrupted five to 10 years in, thanks to marriage or…

Ramalatha Marimuthu |

Combatir la violencia contra las mujeres es esencial en toda economía inteligente, ya que potencia todos sus recursos humanos y se traduce en eficiencia económica y desarrollo sostenible.

Maria Davalos, Ximena Del Carpio |

这趟惠民之行,使我们亲眼目睹电子商务为中国农村带来了新机遇,培育了创业精神,使一些外出务工人员回乡创业,得以和家人团聚,改善了农村的社会结构。

Martin Raiser, Xubei Luo |

From this visit to Huimin, it is clear that e-commerce has brought new opportunities to China’s countryside. It has catalyzed local entrepreneurship, brought some migrants back home, reuniting…

Martin Raiser, Xubei Luo |

Bhutan as South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country- with a growth rate of 5.7 percent per year. As of 2017, 37.9 percent of Bhutan’s total population lived in urban areas.

David Mason |