Delhi and the surrounding National Capital Region (NCR) are often the focus of media reports on air quality, but poor air quality is a concern across the country, as noted in a recent World Bank...

John Roome |

Whether it happens in public spaces or the workplace, sexual harassment is a form of gender-based violence, inflicting harm and stress on its victims and limiting their career or education...

Maria Beatriz Orlando, Rohini P. Pande, Uzma Quresh |

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on in South Asia, reversing years of hard-won development and economic gains, it is more necessary than ever to think consciously about the future of transport and...

Hartwig Schafer |

Nepal identified its second COVID-19 case on March 24 and immediately went into lockdown. Since then, the government has committed to boosting testing to curb the virus' transmission.

Manav Bhattarai, Kari L. Hurt |

Under the Citizens' Charter Program, thousands of Afghan women have seized the opportunity to shape the lives of millions of their fellow citizens by playing an active role in local...

Saleh Mohammad Samit, Muhammad Najib Amiri |

تحت برنامه ملی میثاق شهروندی، هزاران زن افغان این فرصت را به دست آورده اند تا بتوانند زندگی میلیون ها تن از هموطنان خود را با ایفای نقش فعال در انکشاف محلی و حکومتداری شکل دهند.

Saleh Mohammad Samit, Muhammad Najib Amiri |

د ولسي تړون ملي پروګرام تر نامه لاندې، زرګونه افغان مېرمنې پر دې توانېدلې دي څو د سیمه ییزې پراختیا او حکومتولۍ په برخه کې د فعال رول لوبولو له لارې دغه فرصت لاس ته راوړي چې د میلیونونه نورو...

Saleh Mohammad Samit, Muhammad Najib Amiri |

In Sri Lanka, as in other countries, the loss of jobs and incomes incurred by the pandemic has been severe. While workers in almost every sector have been affected, informal workers who make up...

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

Afghanistan is facing a rapid increase in poverty and hardship due to the impacts of the coronavirus. World Bank analysis suggests that Afghanistan's poverty rate may increase from 55 percent...

Hartwig Schafer |

تحلیل های بانک جهانی پیش بینی می کنند که میزان فقر در افغانستان از ۵۵ درصد در سال ۲۰۱۷ به ۷۲ درصد در سال ۲۰۲۰ افزایش خواهد یافت و عمده ترین دلیل آن کاهش درامد ها و افزایش قیمت مواد غذایی و دیگر...

Hartwig Schafer |