Globally, over one-third of women report having experienced some form of physical or sexual violence. Many cases of violence, such as domestic abuse and rape, are underreported, so the true...

Sameera Al Tuwaijri, Seemeen Saadat |

The Ferizaj Four at UPSHIFT, a workshop that enables youth to build and lead solutions to a social challenge in their community. Photo: UNICEF/Njomza Kadriu Social enterprises have plenty of...

Jose Manuel Romero, Jeremy Hockenstein, Hana Sahatqija |

As one of the forerunners of the World Bank’s new Human Capital Project, Tunisia was one of the six countries that presented their vision for human capital development at the World Bank Annual...

Antonius Verheijen |

Under the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project, diagnostic capacity has been strengthened through the construction of state of the art laboratories. © Miriam Schneidman / World...

Uzo Chukwuma |

© Riyaad Minty/Creative Commons [[tweetable]]Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” [[/tweetable]] This was his message to Philadelphians on how to...

Kristalina Georgieva |

© WHO/S.Oka The 9th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially ended today —77 days and 28 deaths after an outbreak was declared on May 8. For the families of those 28...

Jim Yong Kim |

The results of a longitudinal study show the impact of paternal death on children’s self-esteem. Photo: World Bank On Sunday, many fathers around the world received cards and gifts from their...

Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle, Stefan Dercon |

This is a guest post by Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle and Stefan Dercon.
Last Sunday many (but not all) countries around the world celebrated father’s day, but what does the development...

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Blog reader: “Dan! The government is one big system. Why didn’t your blog on the latest research on the quality of governance take this into account?” Dan (Rogger): “Well, typically frontier...

Daniel Rogger |

Also available in: Español | Français |العربية While it might be hasty to suggest we have collectively moved beyond the legacy of panic and neglect behavior, I am hopeful that the multiple global...