During his July 19-22 visit to Turkey, World Bank president Robert B. Zoellick put his finger on a key issue, female participation in the Turkish workforce. It wasn't a coincidence that...

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Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: © Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank You might recall that the finance minister of Nepal announced in the annual budget in July 2009 that the government would issue a...

Dilip Ratha, Ani Silwal |