The region needs to accelerate the pace of economic growth, reduce inequality and improve governance
The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.
While disasters such as earthquakes or floods affect everyone, their impacts are unevenly felt by different population groups.
In the past decade, the GCC countries have made a number of steps towards improving women’s access to education, health care, and employment, as well as encouraging women to participate in…
Major cities across Latin America are taking concrete action to promote cycling and become more bike-friendly. Given the urgent need to reduce emissions from urban transport, this could serve as a…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
While Vietnam’s Human Capital Index is at 0.67 – exceeding the upper-middle-income average – such indexes for ethnic minorities groups are consistently lower.
At the G20 Leaders Summit in Japan, World Bank Group President David Malpass stressed reducing inequality and realizing inclusive growth globally.