Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.

Zirra Banu |

A new study in Kenya shows not only increased labor market participation, but higher earnings and shifts in employment when mothers are offered subsidized daycare.

Markus Goldstein |

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 |

As the world rushes to reduce the negative impacts of climate change, ambitious sub-national actors are rising to the fore. The recent One Planet Summit exemplifies this trend. Earlier this month…

Prashant Kapoor, Marc Forni |

© جيراردو سيغورا / البنك الدولي  وفقا لآلية الرصد العالمي للغابات التابعة للاتحاد الدولي لحفظ الطبيعة، فقد العالم في الفترة من 2001 إلى 2017، نحو 337 مليون هكتار من غطاء الأشجار المدارية، أي ما…

Patti Kristjanson |

The Africa Disaster Risk Financing Initiative supports agriculture insurance programs which unlock critical assess to credit for low-income farmers in Kenya, as well as in Uganda and Rwanda. Photo…

Hugo Wesley, Lorenzo Piccio |

World Bank Group/SVRI Development Marketplace 2018 winner Equal Playing Field is helping boys and girls in Papua New Guinea build social and soft skills to participate in advocacy campaigns to end…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

Les violences de genre sont un fléau qui frappe une femme sur trois dans le monde. Infanticides, mutilations sexuelles, coups et blessures, viols, agressions sexuelles, harcèlements et menaces,…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

La iniciativa Equal Playing Field, que resultó ganadora en la Feria del Desarrollo 2018 organizada por el Grupo Banco Mundial y la Iniciativa de Investigaciones sobre Violencia Sexual (SVRI),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |