Nepal’s economy is making great strides toward better work opportunities for its labor force. But not all job-seekers are able to access good-quality jobs — especially women.

Elizabeth Ruppert Bulmer |

Members of the World Bank-supported S4YE Youth Advisory Group (YAG) have stepped up to help manage the food crisis in their respective local communities.

Kavell Joseph |

Also available in: Español  | العربية Starting this month, an estimated 9 million women will be able to get behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia after the historic announcement in September last year...

Katrin Schulz, Nato Kurshitashvili |

Even if the technologies are available, businesses and individuals often lack the necessary skills to use them. And these skill gaps exist at multiple levels. (Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank) As we...

Luc Christiaensen, Siddhartha Raja |

Photo: SkyPics Studio/Shutterstock Data on the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and so on) are scarce, but a recent study estimates that the revenue growth of these platforms has been dramatic. In...

Hernan Winkler |

Technology is making work less manual and routine, and more interactive and creative-cognitive. But not all those who lose routine jobs will find new non-routine, interactive, and creative-...

Christian Bodewig |