Public school teachers in Brazil, Indonesia or Peru have stable jobs, enjoy high level of legal protection, and are part of teacher unions that shield them politically. Public school teachers in…

Jaime Saavedra, Hanna Alasuutari, Marcela Gutierrez |

Les enseignants des écoles publiques du Brésil, de l’Indonésie ou du Pérou ont des emplois stables, bénéficient d’une bonne protection juridique et font partie de syndicats d’enseignants qui les…

Jaime Saavedra, Hanna Alasuutari, Marcela Gutierrez |

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 |

This is the nineteenth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. While sociable peers increase your social skills, higher-achieving peers do not improve your academic…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Every day,  more than 44, 000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. [[tweetable]]Forced displacement increases the risks of gender-based violence (GBV),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

Globally, over one billion people – 15% of the population – live with some form of disability,  according to the World Health Organization’s World Report on Disabilities. Beyond their physical,…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ana Rodriguez Coteron, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

En el mundo, alrededor de mil millones de personas -un 15% de la población- vive con algún tipo de discapacidad, según el Informe Mundial sobre la Discapacidad de la Organización Mundial de la…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ana Rodríguez Coterón, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

   إن موارد المياه الجوفية تنضب بوتيرة سريعة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، وإذا استمر نهج بقاء الأمور على حالها في استغلال هذه الموارد الشحيحة، فمن المتوقع أن تتلاشى خلال ما يقرب من 30 عاما…

أندرس جاجيرسكوج |

  Groundwater is fast disappearing in the Middle East and North Africa region. Under a business-as-usual approach to the use of these scarce resources, it is estimated that they will be gone in…

Anders Jagerskog |

  Au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, l’épuisement des nappes phréatiques est rapide. Si les modes d’exploitation de ces ressources toujours plus rares demeurent inchangés, elles pourraient…

Anders Jagerskog |