Despite the challenges of hosting almost a million of the Displaced Rohingya Population (DRPs) since 2017, the government of Bangladesh together with its humanitarian and development partners have…

Lynne Sherburne-Benz |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces five papers published in August 2022 on various topics, including COVID-19…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

When it comes to action on climate change in the transport sector, women and men have different travel behavior. Statistics show that women take more trips every day, but they use less carbon than…

Ramon Munoz-Raskin, Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Nato Kurshitashvili |

Unlike the rest of India where the states are responsible for the protection and management of forests, nearly 90 percent of the forests in Meghalaya have been managed under customary law by the…

Pyush Dogra, Simi Mishra |

Tapping into female professionals' talent can address the cybersecurity industry's scarcity of skills.

Christine Zhenwei Qiang |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group that were published in the World Bank’s Policy Research Working Paper Series. This entry…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

The corporate boardrooms of the largest companies hold enormous influence and have more financial power than governments of many developing countries. The 500 largest corporations in the world…

Sibel Kulaksiz, Talal Rafi |

Women are the central builders of a robust post-COVID world. With the right policies, LAC countries can rebuild stronger and more inclusively, which may determine the course of the next decade.…

Jacobus de Hoop, Kavell Joseph, Maria Emilia Cucagna, Javier Romero Haaker |

As Nigeria continues its critical work to lead 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by 2030 and manage its demographic transition, building the human capital of women and girls and expanding their…

Julia Vaillant |

In Lebanon, 60% of women still cite “childcare responsibilities” as the main reason why they do not join the workforce. Despite a high educational attainment, with 64% of women having completed at…

Lama Abou Char, Angela Elzir, Ahmad Jaber |