The thought of installing solar panels in isolated, snow-bound regions with harsh weather conditions may seem far-fetched but doing so offers an important avenue for reducing pollution and…

Surbhi Goyal |

New innovations are helping to better support survivors at home and are continuing to address this form of violence in public spaces.

Mirai Maruo, Alicia Hammond, Diana J. Arango |

Governments have a central role to play in moving countries toward universal health coverage. New report aims to assess public financial management (PFM) bottlenecks in health service delivery and…

Adanna Chukwuma, Srinivas Gurazada, Estelle Gong, Saro Tsaturyan, Manoj Jain, Makich Khcheyan |

In a patriarchal society like mine, girls are undervalued, even before their birth. That’s why I decided to focus my efforts on enhancing the status and role of girls and women in my society.

Mariam Torosyan |

This week, the World Bank’s President and Vice President for Human Development weigh in on COVID-19’s impact on the institution’s health operations and goals.

Priyanka Ripley |

Over 90 percent of deaths in Armenia result from chronic illnesses. These conditions require multiple healthcare providers to support lifestyle changes, treatment compliance, and complication…

Adanna Chukwuma, Estelle Gong, Emma Ghazaryan, Hratchia Lylozian |

Although fully 96 percent of households and 83 percent of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have internet connectivity in Armenia, some surprising gaps remain in how people use this access.

Siddhartha Raja, Gohar Malumyan |

During this time of unprecedented social distancing and mobility restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, reliable internet connectivity is as important as electricity, gas, or water because…

Siddhartha Raja, Gohar Malumyan |

The importance of internet connectivity has rarely been clearer than it is today, as the world faces the unprecedented challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing measures, a worldwide…

Siddhartha Raja, Gohar Malumyan |

Here in Armenia, we have identified several gender gaps that manifest throughout a woman’s life. These start with a preference for sons, followed by “gender streaming” in education, in which young…

Sylvie K. Bossoutrot |