The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.

Andy Kotikula, Diana J. Arango |

As the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is marked worldwide, [[tweetable]]we present to you stories of 16 inspiring heroes from Nepal[[/tweetable]]. They are crusaders and…

Renu Chhetri |

 A spotlight on the legal framework in Brazil shows that laws still fail to address gender discrimination, ensure equal access to opportunities, and level the playing field for women in all…

Paula Tavares |

A student leader in her school's anti-violence and coexistence project entering the school's courtyard     © Charlotte Kesl / World Bank We live in a world where [[tweetable]]one in…

Paula Tavares |

In 2016,  World Bank Ethiopia launched a Blog4Dev contest inviting students to share their ideas for how Ethiopia can reach middle-income country status without leaving anyone behind. This is the…

Rediet Firdu |