The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.

Andy Kotikula, Diana J. Arango |

Building up a common regional brand identity is paramount to the success of Himalayan large cardamom, and it can also help secure the livelihoods of the women home-based workers who nurture and…

Navya D’Souza |

As the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is marked worldwide, [[tweetable]]we present to you stories of 16 inspiring heroes from Nepal[[/tweetable]]. They are crusaders and…

Renu Chhetri |

This Bangladeshi woman was born in poverty. With the right kind of education, life in poverty quickly became a story from the past for her. Credit: World Bank "I have a four-year-old son back…

Hartwig Schafer |

Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, South Asia is one of the world’s most dynamic regions. It's also one of the least integrated. A few…

World Bank South Asia |

تمثل التكنولوجيا وما ستفعله لتغيير أسلوب عملنا الفكرة المتسلطة في الوقت الحالي. الحقيقة هي أنه لا أحد يعلم على وجه اليقين ما سيحدث- فالشيء الأكيد الوحيد هو حالة الشك والريبة وعدم اليقين. كيف إذن…

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

Des femmes réalisent des travaux de couture à la main lors de l’Everest Fashion Fair Craft à Patan, au Népal. © Peter Kapuscinski/Banque mondiale [[tweetable]]Tout le monde parle de la technologie…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Mujeres hacen trabajos artesanales en una feria de artesanía en Lalitpur, Nepal. © Peter Kapuscinski/Banco Mundial [[tweetable]]Hoy existe una gran preocupación por la tecnología y cómo cambiará…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Women stitch handicrafts at Everest Fashion Fair Craft in Lalitpur, Nepal. © Peter Kapuscinski/World Bank [[tweetable]]Technology and what it will do to change how we work is the driving obsession…

Kristalina Georgieva |