From this visit to Huimin, it is clear that e-commerce has brought new opportunities to China’s countryside. It has catalyzed local entrepreneurship, brought some migrants back home, reuniting…

Martin Raiser, Xubei Luo |

Buganda is a major subnational kingdom in central Uganda. While over 10 million people live and work on land owned by the kingdom, the land authority known as Buganda Land Board (BLB) records just…

Cissy N. Kiyaga |

When I started working on HIV, behavior change campaigns were quite in vogue.   The idea was if you bombarded folks with enough information, maybe even made them watch a movie or two, they would…

Markus Goldstein |

© جيراردو سيغورا / البنك الدولي  وفقا لآلية الرصد العالمي للغابات التابعة للاتحاد الدولي لحفظ الطبيعة، فقد العالم في الفترة من 2001 إلى 2017، نحو 337 مليون هكتار من غطاء الأشجار المدارية، أي ما…

Patti Kristjanson |

Ghana recently held a Family Planning (FP) 2020 stock-taking event as a countdown to the country’s FP 2020 goals and commitment made during the 2012 London summit. The conference, which brought…

Ibironke Folashade Oyatoye |

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Nkingo Girls’ Club members enjoy each other’s company after their weekly meeting to discuss reproductive health and receive life skills and leadership training. Photo: World Bank/Globe Video For…

Margarita Puerto, Bethany Kriss |

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 |

World Bank Group/SVRI Development Marketplace 2018 winner Equal Playing Field is helping boys and girls in Papua New Guinea build social and soft skills to participate in advocacy campaigns to end…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |