Becoming more equal in East Asia Pacific by reducing the trade-offs between work and home

Victoria Kwakwa |

From bus schedules to personal safety and gender roles, there are many different factors that can affect how women move around. A new World Bank study takes a closer look at women's mobility…

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Ana Luiza Machado, Bianca Bianchi Alves |

In cities around the world, an estimated 15 million people scrape together a living through informal waste picking. Many of them are women, children, elderly, unemployed, or migrants, who work…

Judy Baker |

Dans les pays à faible revenu, la reprise a marqué le pas en 2019, avec un taux de croissance revu à la baisse à 5,4 %.

Rudi Steinbach |

توقف الانتعاش الاقتصادي في البلدان منخفضة الدخل خلال عام 2019، مع انخفاض النمو إلى أقل من نسبة 5.4% المتوقعة حيث أضعفت العوامل العالمية والخاصة بكل بلد من النشاط الاقتصادي.

رودي شتاينباخ شتاينباخ |

When I saw Agnès’s market garden while on a field trip to Logohoué a few weeks ago, I gained a greater appreciation of our obligation to help rural communities push back the frontiers of poverty.…

Atou Seck |

En me rendant, il y a quelques semaines, à Logohoué, dans le cadre d’une visite de terrain, j’ai davantage mesuré, devant le périmètre maraîcher d’Agnès, notre responsabilité d’aider les…

Atou Seck |

In August 2019, Nigeria partially closed its land borders, and since October 2019, it has halted all trade via land borders. This was triggered by Nigerian authorities’ frustration with the…

Woubet Kassa, Albert Zeufack |