Twenty percent of women in Eastern Europe and 18 percent in Central Asia have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. The multilayered crises of climate, conflict, and the COVID…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo, Varalakshmi Vemuru, Sanan Isaba Zaman |

Strengthening Systems to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Louise Cord, Faris Hadad-Zervos |

Standing Up to Fight Gender-Based Violence in South Asia

Martin Raiser |

In Bangladesh, expanding the road safety discourse is a necessary imperative for higher economic growth and female labor force participation.

Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, Erisha Suwal, Wei Yan |

Learn about the challenges of using the available theory on gender-based violence prevention and putting it into practice in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Lorena Levano, Diana Moss, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Giselle Marie Bello |

Read more about a new study conducted by the East Asia and Pacific Gender Innovation Lab (EAPGIL), which evaluated the impact of the Philippines conditional cash transfer program Pantawid…

Elizaveta Perova, Abhilasha Sahay, Ervin Dervisevic, Jessica Gesund |

The World Bank is committed to working with all our stakeholders to end gender-based violence (GBV). The time has come to break the silence surrounding GBV in Central Asia, increase awareness, and…

Tatiana Proskuryakova |

Between 2019 and 2022, a total of 143 violent gender-related deaths of women were registered in Paraguay, an average of 36 cases per year or, in other words, 1 femicide every 10 days. From January…

Celina Esther Lezcano Flores, Matilde Bordón, Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Luis Recalde-Ramírez, Lorena Levano |

As we commemorate the #16 Days of Activism campaign for yet another year, it is clear that no time should be lost in taking comprehensive and concrete action against the many forms of Gender-Based…

Ferid Belhaj, Ayat Soliman, Mirjam Kalle |

6 out of 10 women in Ecuador have experienced some type of violence based on gender, with indigenous groups showing very high levels (68%), aggravated by discrimination in the labor market and…

Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Lorena Levano, Mariana Felicio, Carmelina Moran Salazar |