For some women in Bhutan, COVID-19 has shown that their home is a dangerous place to be. The pandemic has exacerbated economic pressures and worsened tensions at home, often leading to increased…

Tenzin Lhaden |

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 |

How data and digitalization are key to effective water sector performance and World Bank collaboration in the Danube Region

Raimund Mair, Kathia Havens, Alex Lazar |

The mobile and digital gender gap is not going to close on its own. We need to collaborate and take coordinated action.

Mari Elka Pangestu, Mats Granryd |

The World Bank Group's 2020 Human Capital Index reminds us that much still needs to be to done to strengthen human development outcomes such as health and education.

Hartwig Schafer |

Today, while millions of lives and livelihoods have been severely impacted by the pandemic, women from minority communities across India are supporting themselves thanks to the Nai Manzil skills…

Marguerite Clarke, Pradyumna Bhattacharjee |

As countries focus on “building back better” after the pandemic, they have a crucial opportunity to leapfrog to a more digital economy – and to do so responsibly.

Mari Elka Pangestu |