Brazil’s poorest people, who were already unduly affected by the economic crisis of 2014-16, are now at greater risk from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Rafael Munoz Moreno, Liliana Sousa, Anna Luisa Paffhausen |

This blog is a part of a series using data from the Women, Business and the Law project. The data explores legal and regulatory challenges faced by women through different stages of their working…

Kavell Joseph |

 A spotlight on the legal framework in Brazil shows that laws still fail to address gender discrimination, ensure equal access to opportunities, and level the playing field for women in all…

Paula Tavares |

In the Dominican Republic, more than one third of young women aged between 18 and 22 get married or form an informal union before turning 18, while one in five has already given birth before…

Quentin Wodon |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

At the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference held in Bali on December 2013, all WTO members reached an agreement on trade facilitation and a compromise on food security issues, a contentious topic…

Bill Gain, Ankur Huria, Kaori Niina |

Co-Authors: Aleksandra Iwulska, Javier Eduardo Báez and Alan Fuchs In April this year the Dominican Republic borrowed 1.25 billion US dollars on international markets in 30-year bonds. The DR is…

Miguel Eduardo Sánchez |

También disponible en español Last Friday was International Women’s Day, but before adding to the general celebratory messages in cyberspace, I would like to tell you about a specific case that…

Willem Janssen |