Evidence from population-based surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean shows that children living in homes in which women experience intimate partner violence are more likely to experience…

Diana J. Arango, Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich |

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 |

A beneficiary family from the commmunity of San José del Paredón in Bolivia celebrates the new irrigation system. Photo: Gabriela Orozco / World Bank.  “When the company let us down, we only…

Francisco Obreque |

Una familia beneficiaria de la comunidad de San José del Paredón celebra la instalación el nuevo sistema de riego. Foto: Gabriela Orozco / Banco Mundial “Cuando la empresa no nos cumplió, le…

Francisco Obreque |

In Brazil, a woman trained through the School of Women Leaders explains to her neighbors what she has learned. Photo: Maria do Carmo Carvalho / Habitat for Humanity [[tweetable]]Despite the fact…

Jane W. Katz |

This blogpost is part of a series of thematic blogs for the World Bank's Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic. Woman carries water containers near polluted stream…

Libbet Loughnan, Craig Kullmann |

Our continued belief in the enormous resourcefulness, resilience and sheer drive of young Arab women has yet again been reconfirmed. 

Ayat Soliman, Olivier Lavinal |

Les espoirs que nous plaçons depuis longtemps dans les immenses ressources dont font preuve les jeunes femmes du monde arabe en termes de volonté, d’ingéniosité et de résilience ont une nouvelle…

Ayat Soliman, Olivier Lavinal |

إيماننا مستمر بأن الشابات العربيات يتمتعن بقدر هائل من القدرات والمرونة والقيادة المحفزة. ففي القاهرة، يارا ياسين ورانيا رافع هما من عوامل التغيير. تعمل هاتان الشابتان مع الحرفيين المحليين لتحويل…

​آيات سليمان, Olivier Lavinal |