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 |

Innovative programs can respond to gender disparities in youth employment. Photo: Dominic Chavez/ World Bank.  The disadvantages young women face in the labor market and in entrepreneurship in…

Jose Manuel Romero, Drew Gardiner, Delores McLaughlin, Ana Maria Martinez |

Video: Land ownership for women prevents fears of uncertainty Around the world, [[tweetable]]rural women are a major provider of food and food security.[[/tweetable]] The Food and Agriculture…

Victoria Stanley |

We are approaching the end of year two of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In September 2015, global leaders from 193 countries set a 15-year deadline – by the year 2030 – to…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

The stat is appalling: [[tweetable]]1 in 3 women worldwide have or will experience intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.[[/tweetable]] Although it may take…

Sweta Shrestha, Ram Devineni, Isabel Santagostino, Margarita Puerto, Rocio Calidonio |

Es el mes del Ramadán y los canales de TV árabes están engalanados con programas que incluyen desde populares telenovelas que se repiten hasta shows de cocina y de concursos, pero hay uno que está…

Bassam Sebti |

Photo credit: Lisa Brunzell / Vi Agroforestry   In Kenya, a group of Maasai grandmothers provide an inspiring example of how simple actions can transform societies and how, when empowered, women…

Ellysar Baroudy, Nicholas Soikan |

La desigualdad es un problema que enfrentan todos los países, sean estos pobres, ricos, o de situación intermedia. Cierto grado de desigualdad puede ser un subproducto temporal del crecimiento…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

Shams es descrita como una niña de ideas fuertes. Ella es alegre y está llena de energía. Sueña con un gran futuro, y ayuda a los niños y los alienta a aprender y jugar. Pero Shams no es una niña…

Bassam Sebti |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |