The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

In the past decade, the GCC countries have made a number of steps towards improving women’s access to education, health care, and employment, as well as encouraging women to participate in…

Issam Abousleiman |

Around 40 percent of the world’s stunted children live in South Asia, yet public policy and financing to address it has been insufficient. SAFANSI held a knowledge-sharing event on stunting where…

Hera Diani |

في المغرب، لا تزيد نسبة الأطفال الملتحقين ببرامج رياض الأطفال على 55%، وتتنوع جودة هذه البرامج تنوعا كبيرًا من مدرسة إلى أخرى. وفي المناطق الريفية، يعاني 20% آخرين من الأطفال دون سن الخامسة من سوء…

إيزابيل بوبيرت |

No country can truly prosper without sustained investments in its people. Recognizing this challenge, Morocco is giving increasing priority to early childhood development

Isabelle Poupaert |

Aucun pays ne peut véritablement prospérer sans investir dans sa population. Conscient de ce défi, le Maroc accorde une priorité grandissante au développement de la petite enfance.

Isabelle Poupaert |

Le fléau de la dénutrition est d’une ampleur considérable en Asie du Sud. Les taux de retard de croissance et d’insuffisance pondérale chez les enfants y sont parmi les plus élevés du monde.

Miki Terasawa |

Nurses in Sri Lanka. Photo: World Bank [[tweetable]]Today on World Health Day, we can say with confidence that Sri Lanka’s healthcare system has delivered on many of its promises.[[/tweetable]]…

Deepika Attygalle |