While disasters such as earthquakes or floods affect everyone, their impacts are unevenly felt by different population groups.
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…
Rosie the Robot was built to improve social accountability in how members of congress in Brazil spend public funds.
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
While Vietnam’s Human Capital Index is at 0.67 – exceeding the upper-middle-income average – such indexes for ethnic minorities groups are consistently lower.
At the G20 Leaders Summit in Japan, World Bank Group President David Malpass stressed reducing inequality and realizing inclusive growth globally.
Financing UHC efficiently and equitably is important to ensure inclusive growth—especially since the health sector accounts for 11 percent of global GDP.
Tobacco taxation in Vietnam: A human capital development imperative
Data source: Statistics Bureau of Japan In 1966, Japan experienced a sudden drop in its fertility rate—for just that year. During the 1960s, the fertility rate was about 2.0 to 2.1 children per…
The Ferizaj Four at UPSHIFT, a workshop that enables youth to build and lead solutions to a social challenge in their community. Photo: UNICEF/Njomza Kadriu Social enterprises have plenty of…