Empowering women in Malaysia by promoting economic opportunities for them can go a long way towards fulfilling the country’s development potential.

Achim Schmillen, Mei Ling Tan |

© 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 |

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 |

A young woman waits at a bus terminal in Brazil. Photo: WRI Brasil/FlickrThe global transport conversation increasingly recognizes that men and women have different mobility patterns, and that…

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Bianca Bianchi Alves, Verónica Raffo, Brittany Walters, Ana Luiza Machado |

Angela, on the far left and dressed in red, is a small-holder farmer and entrepreneur in Brazil. She started a banana business that expanded to packed lunches for truckers, college students, and…

Priti Kumar, Abhishek Gupta |

Developing gender-inclusive digital jobs programs for youth is the subject of a new report, Digital Jobs for Youth: Young Women in the Digital Economy. Photo Credit: © Visual News Associates /…

Mamadou Biteye, Namita Datta, Danielle Robinson |

While the global community now acknowledges the connection between gender inequality on land and the persistence of poverty, little has effectively changed on women’s land rights in Latin America…

Patricia Chaves |

 A spotlight on the legal framework in Brazil shows that laws still fail to address gender discrimination, ensure equal access to opportunities, and level the playing field for women in all…

Paula Tavares |