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 |

Adolescents are also especially important to achieving the social norms change that will ultimately prevent violence since adolescence is a time of transformation – a window of opportunity where…

Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Greta Granados de Orbegoso, Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Lorena Levano, Giselle Marie Bello |

In Somalia, entrepreneurship is a driving force of the economy. An estimated 76%of all jobs come from entrepreneurial activities - and except for large businesses, women play a leading role in…

Sophia Friedson-Ridenour |

While International Women’s Day 2022 has passed, it is critical that the Europe and Central Asia region maintain a focus on gender equality. Without identifying and grappling with existing…

Sebastian Molineus |

In Uganda, the impact of COVID-19 has been felt deeply at the firm level, with half of all firms requiring financial support, including 85 percent of women-led firms.

Qursum Qasim, Ulla Heher |

Learn more about the importance of reaching the food system goals of feeding the world in a climate-positive and gender-smart way.

Martien van Nieuwkoop, Patricia Van de Velde, Sophia Huyer, Katie Kennedy Freeman |

Gender-smart infrastructure improves gender equality in South Asia

Guangzhe Chen |

Women who benefit from WePOWER initiatives are making a difference for their communities and employers while improving their own lives.

Hana Brixi, Demetrios Papathanasiou |

Imagine a world free from bias and discrimination, a world where your gender identity, the color of your skin, your economic status, where you come from or even your accent did not limit the path…

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

Last December, 13-year old Hodan and her mother would walk up to 40 kilometers daily, in the scorching sun, looking for water. She dropped out of school to help as water sources became scarce.…

Kristina Svensson, Helene Carlsson Rex |