Opening up Space for Women Leaders in Energy

Priya Chopra |

The World Bank has partnered with Grenada, St. Lucia, Dominica, and Jamaica to tackle this issue. Here are five trends in gender equality in the Caribbean:

Lilia Burunciuc |

Today, on International Women’s Day, we delve into data from the World Bank’s Gender Data Portal to explore some of the obstacles still preventing women from fully participating in the economy and…

Hana Brixi, Haishan Fu |

The World Bank is prioritizing three key accelerators for women’s digital inclusion. Check them out in this blog.

Christine Zhenwei Qiang, Alicia Hammond |

As cities strive to make public transport and public spaces more women-friendly, it is important for them to review existing policies, guidelines and regulations. Are fares set in such a manner…

Mitali Nikore, Sarah Natasha, Gerald Ollivier |

While infrastructure has been perceived as gender-neutral, it can be deeply exclusionary if masculine sensibilities solely determine the design. How can private investors incentivize gender…

Luciana Guimaraes Drummond e Silva |

Globally, women earn about 80% of what men earn on average. But the gap is larger in Central Asia: working women earn about 60% of what men earn in Tajikistan, 61% in Uzbekistan, 75% in the Kyrgyz…

Tatiana Proskuryakova, William Seitz |

in India, it is crucial to ensure that urban mobility systems and public spaces are designed to be safe, inclusive and gender-responsive. This is an essential element for achieving a new, self-…

Mitali Nikore, Sarah Natasha |

Building on our cooperation with the City of Chennai and its Gender and Policy Lab, the World Bank sought to better understand the challenges women face while using public transport in towns and…

Mitali Nikore, Gerald Ollivier |

In 2012, Fawzia Yusuf Adam became the country’s first female Foreign Minister and then Deputy Prime Minister. Asha Haji Elmi, a peace activist, helped form the women’s network Sixth Clan to draw…

Sahra Ahmed Koshin |