​Strategies to curb violence against women too often exclude the experiences of lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women.  The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is marking this year’s 16 Days of…

Saurav Jung Thapa |

​Fifteen years from now, will you remember where you were when the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Friday, September 25, 2015 may not be one of those days…

Bertrand Badré |

I’ve just returned from a mission to Palestine. During the visit, I met Fatima. She was happily married until last summer, when suddenly she lost everything. 

Wael Zakout |

To gain a better understanding of how innovation in public-private partnerships (PPPs) builds on genuine learning, we reached out to PPP infrastructure experts around the world, posing the same…

Robert Puentes |

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 |

Big Pine Creek Recreation Area, Inyo National Forest, California. Photo: Itoda.com If the thought of summer conjures up visions of national parks, you’re not alone – in 2014, nearly 3 million…

Warren Meyer |

​Since childhood,  Gircilene Gilca de Castro dreamed of owning her own business, but struggled to get it off the ground. Her fledgling food service company in Brazil had only two employees and one…

Jin-Yong Cai, Elizabeth L. Littlefield, Dina Powell |

At a time when the government has rightfully declared war against smuggling, there are very few studies or figures that shed light on the factors that led to the growth of this phenomenon. 

Lotfi Ayadi |

Celebration in front of the White House on Friday, June 26. By the World Bank Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Taskforce* This past Friday, June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court issued an…

Nicholas Menzies, Caren Grown, Renaud Seligmann, Jeffrey Waite, Robert Oelrichs, Maninder Gill, Maria Beatriz Orlando, Jeff Chelsky |