Women’s property rights are essential for women’s empowerment. Equal access to property ownership and inheritance is associated with greater female labor force participation...

Nayda L. Almodóvar-Reteguis |

Closing the gender gap in the workplace is one of the most critical challenges facing the global community. The benefits of more women engaging in economic activity include increased firm…

Gloria Kuoh, Aarushi Sinha, Gergana Tsvetanova Tsvetanova, Laura A. Ruiz-Gaona |

Mental health is a critical health issue, whether you are young or old, and just as important as physical health. All too often, however, it seems that society tends to emphasize the latter,…

Youth Voices Georgia |

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…

Aarushi Sinha, Divyanshi Wadhwa, Laura A. Ruiz-Gaona |

Students line up to wash their hands before eating at Kanda Estate Primary School in Accra, Ghana. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Human capital, that is the set of skills, health and knowledge…

Pietro Calice |

Economic growth, social inclusion, public health, environmental protection… mobility is at the core of many critical issues that have been shaping the global development agenda. This message came…

Nancy Vandycke |

Women’s property rights are an important development issue, not only for women’s empowerment but to also improve human capital outcomes for families – for example, improved children’s health and…

Albena Reshitaj, Aanchal Anand |