Young women from family with members with disabilities being taught to use a sewing machine. India. Photo: © John Isaac / World Bank Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.  …

Matt Hobson |

Young children in Uzbekistan play with mind-stimulating games. Photo: Matluba Mukhamedova / World Bank ​Did you know that investments in early childhood are crucial for achieving the brain’s full…

Dorota Chapko, Omar Arias |

Consumers around the world increasingly demand products and services that are simultaneously good for the economy, for the environment, and for society—the triple bottom line of sustainable growth…

Anabel Gonzalez, Daria Taglioni, Miles McKenna |

The benefits of public spaces in the poorest parts of the world Source: World Bank Staff We often think of amenities such as quality streets, squares, waterfronts, public buildings, and other well…

Sangmoo Kim |

Collaboration between industries and institutes increase job placement Out of the 2, 000 applicants at the job fair, 1, 220 received offers. After completing a course on becoming a beautician from…

Ahamad Tanvirul Alam Chowdhury |

Bangladesh is now the world’s second largest apparel exporter after China. Its garment industry accounts for 80% of its overall exports and around 4 million jobs. Atiur Rahman, Governor of the…

Atiur Rahman, Jobs Group |