In the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic that plagued the world, one thing that has been identified to be worse than the outbreak itself was the misinformation.

Atsu Latey |

We need to be fluid in our approach to eliminating child marriage, due to the number and nature of systems that nurture the practice. Patriarchy, is one such system.

Ellen Barnie Peprah |

The pre-existing inequalities are likely to be exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, making it more difficult for the most vulnerable populations to access critical services - including healthcare…

Linda Van Gelder |

‘'Help me. Help me!'' she yelled as she ran towards us. Mary (not her real name) was 10 years old when her father and brother decided to get her married to a 50-year-old man in…

Sheilla Ayebare |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

The journalist who came up with the name junk contracts for the Civil Law Contracts (CLCs) that now regulate the employment of anywhere between 1 and 1.4 million workers in Poland must have known…

Roberta V. Gatti |

Photo: Jutta Benzenberg/World Bank I came to a stark realization recently while working on a report called Poland: Saving for Growth and Prosperous Aging. 20 or 30 years from now, the life I will…

Paulina Ewa Holda |

The IT revolution has transformed labor markets globally in an unprecedented way. New jobs as well as new ways of working have appeared, and traditional skills and jobs have lost their dominance.…

Roberta V. Gatti |

don’t worry: your solution (salvation?) has finally arrived! One persistent challenge for educational policymakers and planners related to the potential use of informational and communication…

Michael Trucano |

one way to collect data of a certain sort while mobile Much has been made of the potential use of mobile phones to help collect, verify and disseminate information quickly, widely and cheaply in…

Michael Trucano |