From plastic pollution to remittance flows, climate change to digital technology, human capital to road safety, we look back at the past year and highlight some of the most popular blogs from 2021…

Trishna Thapa |

The number of GBV incidents in Pakistan is alarming and there is no quick fix to improve the situation. However, with continued focus on engaging communities to prevent violence and strengthen…

Uzma Quresh, Tanya D'Lima, Ahmad Shah Durrani |

While countries should take advantage of the apparel industry to bring more women in the labor force, they also need policies to tackle barriers that prevent women from pursuing careers.

Stacey Frederick, Gladys Lopez-Acevedo, Raymond Robertson, Mexico Vergara |

Forward thinking, focused, and inclusive investments in human capital are sorely needed to support the path to recovery in Sri Lanka.

Hartwig Schafer |

முன்யோசனை மிக்க சிந்தனை மற்றும் மனித மூலதனத்தில் உள்வாங்கும் தன்மை மிக்க முதலீடுகள் என்பன மீட்சிப் பாதைக்கு ஆதரவளிக்கும் விடயங்களாகும்.

Hartwig Schafer |

වසංගත තත්වයෙන් නැවත යථාතත්වයට පත් වීමට, ඉලක්කගත හා සෑම ක්ෂේත්‍රයක්ම සම්බන්ධ කරගත් ආයෝජනයන් මානව ප්‍රාග්ධනය වැඩිදියුණු කිරීම සඳහා සිදු කිරීම අත්‍යවශ්‍ය කරුණකී.

Hartwig Schafer |

The converging technology revolution has the potential to build and protect human capital through improved service delivery; create jobs and innovation; and empower human capital through inclusion…

Lynne Sherburne-Benz, Sajitha Bashir, Klaus Tilmes, Naoto Kanehira |

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 |

Having hovered around 10 percent for over 20 years, female labor force participation (FLFP) in urban Pakistan is among the lowest in the world. To investigate why, our teams met with groups of…

Silvia Redaelli, Noor Rahman |

South Asia is one of the regions’ most vulnerable to the impacts of climate-induced extremes. A new publication "Inclusive Resilience: Inclusion Matters for Resilience in South Asia"…

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati, Melody Benavidez |