When building a road, there is an incorrect assumption that all users equally benefit from it. A World Bank’s local roads project in North Macedonia is piloting the inclusion of intersectionality…

Nato Kurshitashvili, Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Svetlana Vukanovic |

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 |

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 European Union (EU) has settled into a “new normal” of mediocre growth, with real GDP set to expand by about 2 percent in 2015 and in 2016. With sizeable unemployment and still not full…

Ivailo Izvorski |

Reform of the residential and utilities sector in Ukraine is now imminent, as much as the modernization of law enforcement or reform of the public health care system. In fact, Ukrainians deal with…

Grzegorz Gajda |

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 |