In Haiti, more than 60 percent of pregnant women deliver at home with a matron (a traditional birth attendant).

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

Last year in a small village in southern Trinidad, my Nani (the Hindi word for maternal grandmother) – who was a child bride herself at the age of 16 –was able to witness a huge victory for all…

Kavell Joseph |

Fair in Capiibary, San Pedro Department. Farrah Frick / World Bank The producers of Capiibary, a small town in the San Pedro Department, will never forget Friday, May 4th, 2018, when Mario Abdo…

Francisco Obreque |

At present, more than 70 countries in the world criminalize homosexuality and condemn with imprisonment sexual acts between people of the same sex. What solutions can be provided to solve these…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ignacio Sánchez D’Ocon, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

In 2017-18 we visited the Meta department in Colombia on multiple occasions. Located right where Colombia’s Llanos Orientales (Eastern Plains) disappear south into the vastness of the Amazon…

Erwin de Nys, Nicolás Salazar |

In the 1950s, the Italian-American economist Franco Modigliani introduced his "life cycle" hypothesis.Children and youth on one end, and older adults on the other, consume more than they…

Lourdes Rodríguez-Chamussy, Humberto López |

A beneficiary family from the commmunity of San José del Paredón in Bolivia celebrates the new irrigation system. Photo: Gabriela Orozco / World Bank.  “When the company let us down, we only…

Francisco Obreque |