Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials. It is a well-known, if…

Rong Shi, Kerenssa Kay, Ravi Somani |

Women are agents of change in Bihar, India. Photo: World Bank  Empowering women in a society is essentially a process of uplifting the economic, social and political status of women and the…

Farah Zahir |

Children in a school in Kinshasa. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank. The Fragility Forum was held in Washington D.C. from March 5 to 7. More than 1, 000 people from over 90 different countries…

Camilla Lindstrom |

Copyright: Global Partnership for Social Accountability The saying goes, ‘water is life’, and how so true! But water also drives economic and social development. Clean water supply is vital for…

Jeff Thindwa |

Also available in: العربية As the International Day of the Girl Child is coming up on October 11, it reminds us of an important role governments can play to help girls lead their own lives. [[…

Alua Kennedy |

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Alice Lloyd |

World Bank President Jim Kim recently said “we will not reach our twin goals […] unless we address all forms of discrimination, including bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”…

SOGI Task Force, Dominik Koehler |

Floriane Masso, a student of a government school of Bamendjou. Photo: Shilpa Banerji/World Bank Also available in: Français I’ll admit there was a tiny part of me that wanted to do that whole…

Shilpa Banerji |

Maria Neida. Jatoba Black Community Association. Brazil. Video Stil. © Romel Simon/World Bank “When one woman is a leader, it changes her. When more women are leaders, it changes politics and…

Ravi Kumar |