East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

New Zealand has a long history of supporting its close neighbors in the Pacific, both in times of disaster and emergencies, and to help improve the lives of many thousands across the region. On…

Kara Mouyis |

En Papua Nueva Guinea, la empresa de gestión logística Oilmin Holdings, que proporciona servicios a la industria del petróleo, el gas, y la minería, no contrataba a muchas mujeres, pero tenía a…

Amy Luinstra |

Oilmin Holdings, a logistics management company providing services to the oil, gas, and mining industry in Papua New Guinea, did not employ all that many women, but they had a star performer in…

Amy Luinstra |

Photo: Tom Perry/World Bank For many, the connection seems strange at first. What do gas and mining have to do with women’s economic and social empowerment, let alone gender-based violence? The…

Katherine C. Heller |

Because of water’s multidimensional role in economic development and poverty reduction, addressing the constraints that women and girls face in accessing and managing water is essential for…

Bhuvan Bhatnagar, Rosemary Rop |

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 |

你叫萨拉,你居住在纽约或内罗毕,你把时间主要花在照料家人和做小买卖上。你的日子过得比你母亲舒适,你孩子的前途比你原本期望的更光明。然而,当你丈夫对你不断做大买卖的压抑已经的不满变得具有暴力性并痛打你之时,这种光景就不复存在了。 不久后,他便开始监控你的通话记录和去处,轻视你并毒打你。他有时会向你道歉,而你也希望情况有所好转。但当他知道你打算以自己名字开个银行账户时,他便放火烧掉你的商店,…

Caren Grown |

Su nombre es Sarah. Usted vive en Nueva York, o tal vez en Nairobi, donde divide su tiempo entre cuidar a su familia y crear una pequeña empresa. Su vida es más cómoda que la de su madre, y las…

Caren Grown |