​​Junaid Ahmad,  World Bank Group Senior Director for Water, and Caren Grown, World Bank Group Senior Director for Gender,  wrote a blog for Thomson Reuters Foundation ahead of World Toilet Day. …

Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Caren Grown |

The most recent data show significant strides in reducing maternal mortality at the national level over the past 20 years.  Improvements in access to maternal health care, especially in skilled…

Haruna Kashiwase |

We've rounded up 22 tweets, posts, links, and +1's on South Asia-related development news, innovation and social good that caught our eye this week. Countries included: Afghanistan,…

Mary Ongwen |

We've rounded up 19 tweets, posts, links, and +1's on South Asia-related development news, innovation and social good that caught our eye this week. Countries included: Afghanistan,…

Mary Ongwen |

There were more than 7 billion people on earth in 2013. While this is the highest number ever, the population growth rate has been steadily declining, in part due to declining fertility rates. …

Emi Suzuki |

New entrants to the working age population in most Middle East and North Africa countries encounter economic structures and policies that have long failed to generate an adequate number of new…

Farrukh Iqbal |