When President Obama announced a number of investment priorities for his second term that would expand the economy and strengthen the middle class, his focus on bolstering early childhood…

Tamar Manuelyan Atinc |

Image courtesy of UPUIn October 2012, when the first version of the Global Panorama was published, several news agencies and papers wrote: “UN urges increase in role of financial services across…

Alexandre Berthaud |

Available in SpanishIn celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, the World Bank hosted a live web chat with gender specialists from around the world.For just over an hour, World…

Available in French, Spanish With International Women's Day just around the corner, World Bank Live will host an interactive chat on gender and empowerment on March 6 at 11 a.m. EST (16:00…

International Women’s Day 2013 comes at a time of heightened concerns globally about women’s safety in society—hence the day’s  theme: “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence…

Donna Barne |