Violence in schools profoundly affect children, often for the rest of their live. The statistics are staggering. One in three students in secondary schools is affected by physical violence, and…

Quentin Wodon, Chloe Fevre |

A training program combining technical knowledge, leadership development and on-the-job practice is boosting women’s careers and business performance in Vietnam.

Diane Davoine |

Immediate investments are needed to reduce permanent losses and position human capital for economic recovery.

Hana Brixi, Chiara Bronchi |

The best way out of this crisis would be one in which the region can overcome the low growth that persisted before the pandemic, and that allows it to enter a path of greater development with…

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

South Asia has been hit hard by the COVID19 pandemic. Countries need to prepare for future shock and re-envision the delivery of essential services such as health, education, and social protection…

Hartwig Schafer |

On this World Information Society Day, Georgia has embarked on an important journey to bring more of its citizens online. The Government’s Open Net program, which seeks to connect about 1,000…

Siddhartha Raja, Himmat Singh Sandhu |

Cambodia has achieved significant economic growth and secured key health indicators since 1980—when it was left with only 50 doctors. The country is climbing steadily toward obtaining universal…

Ziauddin Hyder, Nareth Ly |

World Bank Group President David Malpass summarizes some of the events he had a chance to attend or speak at during the 2021 Spring Meetings.

David Malpass |

Learn how the World Bank is supporting countries to design sustainable vaccine storage and delivery systems.

Tamer Samah Rabie, Stephen Dorey, Martina Bosi, Rahul Srinivasan, Carolina Monsalve, Sarah Bashford Lynagh |

In India, road crashes are intrinsically linked to the victims’ class, gender, income and geographical location.

Hartwig Schafer, Piyush Tewari |