More women are graduating from higher-level programs than ever before in Tunisia, and an impressive percentage of these women now focus on Information and Communications Technology (ICT). In our…

Mouna Hamden, Mihasonirina Andrianaivo, Insaf Fradi |

According to two rounds of a pulse survey, 74% of countries reported disruptions to communicable disease treatment, 73% reported disruptions to immunization, and 38% reported disruptions to non-…

Denizhan Duran, Rekha Menon |

Over the last few years, the government of the UAE has made gender equality and women’s economic empowerment a top policy priority. To address deeper legal inequalities, the government requested…

Iva Hamel, Gharam Alkastalani Dexter |

As countries face economic stagnation due to COVID-19, there remains great gender disparity in the region. In addition to legal discriminations, women face constraints that influence their…

Ferid Belhaj |

Research suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to exacerbate Tunisia’s development challenges by reversing the recent trend of poverty reduction. More people will likely fall below the…

Deeksha Kokas , Gladys Lopez-Acevedo, Abdel Rahmen El Lahga, Vibhuti Mendiratta |

Tunisia’s first-ever national open data hackathon, brought together 170 participants comprising 38 different teams with the support of the World Bank.

Moatez Chaouachi, Ibrahim Elghandour, Stephen Davenport |

As new coronavirus cases rise again more than three months after lockdown ended, Tunisian pupils are preparing for schools to reopen. What can they expect? What health conditions lie in wait for…

Michael Drabble, Antonius Verheijen |

The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled the need for digital skills, therefore education and training need to become more affordable, relevant, context-vigilant and inclusive. There are five elements to…

Andreas Blom, Mariam Nusrat, Nicole Goldin |

While the region has made strides in achieving access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), 13% of the population – over 74 million people – still lack access to handwashing facilities, and…

Carmen Nonay, Rajesh Advani |