Supporting Nepal’s Women Masons to Thrive in Construction Sector

Sulochana Nepali |

While countries should take advantage of the apparel industry to bring more women in the labor force, they also need policies to tackle barriers that prevent women from pursuing careers.

Stacey Frederick, Gladys Lopez-Acevedo, Raymond Robertson, Mexico Vergara |

Forward thinking, focused, and inclusive investments in human capital are sorely needed to support the path to recovery in Sri Lanka.

Hartwig Schafer |

The converging technology revolution has the potential to build and protect human capital through improved service delivery; create jobs and innovation; and empower human capital through inclusion...

Lynne Sherburne-Benz, Sajitha Bashir, Klaus Tilmes, Naoto Kanehira |

South Asia has been hit hard by the COVID19 pandemic. Countries need to prepare for future shock and re-envision the delivery of essential services such as health, education, and social protection...

Hartwig Schafer |

South Asia is one of the regions’ most vulnerable to the impacts of climate-induced extremes. A new publication "Inclusive Resilience: Inclusion Matters for Resilience in South Asia"...

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati, Melody Benavidez |

Hear from three prominent women leaders from South Asia who have charted a path toward a more gender-equal world.

Subina Shrestha, Tehreem Saifey Ford, Erisha Suwal |

In Sri Lanka, providing affordable childcare services and improving women’s labor force participation are mutually reinforcing, especially as the country prepares its post-COVID-19 recovery...

Sangeeta Dey, Shobhana Sosale |

The pandemic has propelled women entrepreneurs into the digital economy which has allowed them to reach across national boundaries to establish partnerships and target new customers, overcoming...

Cecile Fruman |

These are some of the most pressing development priorities in South Asia and the topics for our most popular blogs in 2020.

Trishna Thapa |