Mobile government (mGov) offers developing countries several benefits for their citizens including financial inclusion, wider access to services and improved government social accountability.

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor |

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 |

International Women’s Day on March 8 provides us the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women all over the world and reflect on both the progress we have made on gender equality and the…

Henry G. Kerali |

We are entering the final phase of the race and our collective actions will determine if we can take the checkered flag or not by 2030.

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

WEE-RDP will build on AREDP's work and reach the most vulnerable women as we believe that building a strong Afghanistan requires empowering women and providing them with equal opportunities…

Rahmatullah Quraishi, Yaqub Sulliman |

With support from the Government of Japan and the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, the World Bank and its partners have trained more than 80 Afghan engineers and policymakers in…

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

On World Mental Health Day, here’s a fact to reflect on: [[tweetable]]people with mental illness are among the socially excluded and marginalized groups in society. [[/tweetable]]They are often…

Varalakshmi Vemuru |