Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

To boost productivity and go the next mile in its development path, Malaysia must improve its human capital through better learning and nutritional outcomes and social protection programs. (Photo...

Richard Record, Harsha Aturupane |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade...

Sheila Dutta |

© دومينيك شافيز/مرفق التمويل العالمي حتى يومنا هذا، لا تزال النساء أقل حظًا وسعةً من الرجال في كل المجتمعات تقريبًا في أنحاء العالم. فأجورهن لا تزال أقل من أجور الرجال، ونسبتهن أقل في مجالات أنشطة...

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

Aujourd’hui encore, dans presque tous les pays du monde,  les femmes sont moins bien traitées que les hommes : leurs salaires sont plus faibles, elles sont moins présentes dans les entreprises, la...

Kristalina Georgieva |

© Dominic Chavez/Global Financing Facility [[tweetable]]Hasta el día de hoy, en casi todas las sociedades del mundo las mujeres están económicamente desfavorecidas en comparación con los hombres...

Kristalina Georgieva |

© Dominic Chavez/Global Financing Facility [[tweetable]]Still today, in almost all societies around the world, women are less well-off than men.[[/tweetable]] Women are still paid less than men;...

Kristalina Georgieva |

A man taking methadone, a synthetic opioid drug that treats heroin addition, at a voluntary treatment center for people who inject drugs in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo: Sutayut Osornprasop/World Bank)...

Sutayut Osornprasop, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Anita Suleiman |

Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank Delivering pension or disability services may sound mundane, but if you have seen the recent award-winning movie,  I, Daniel Blake, it is anything but. As the film...

Jana Kunicova, Zubair Bhatti, Aziza Umarova |

Statistics about young people today are alarming. A group of global leaders meeting at the World Bank agreed that youth should be given a role in finding solutions to these statistics. (Photo:...

Noreyana Fernando |