In Africa, young women are over 1.5 times less likely than young men to be formally employed or undergoing education or training
Less than half of 3- to 5-year-old children in developing countries participate in some form of early childhood care and education.
In Nepal, women make up over 90 percent of the agricultural force. Large cardamom is no exception and gives women the opportunity to earn a decent living.
In Haiti, more than 60 percent of pregnant women deliver at home with a matron (a traditional birth attendant).
24-hour global ‘Econothon’ highlights the World Bank Group’s knowledge and priorities.
An excerpt of an essay by the World Bank Group President, David Malpass, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference.