The number of people newly infected with HIV each year has decreased 40% since 1998. Nearly 3 million people were newly infected in 1998.

Emi Suzuki, Haruna Kashiwase |

Violence against women and girls has pervasive, long-lasting, and far-reaching effects. It impedes survivors’ full participation in society, limits access to education and economic participation,…

Diana J. Arango, Daniel Halim, David Young |

Two years since its inception, the Romania Disaster Risk Management Community continues to form partnerships and friendships that can strengthen Romania’s future. This community has even informed…

Alexandra Calin |

Open defecation is the practice of people defecating outside, such as in street gutters, behind bushes or into open bodies of water. Between 2000 and 2017, the world nearly...

Haruna Kashiwase |

One of the goals of the World Bank Group is to reduce extreme poverty—defined as living on less than $1.90 per day in 2011 PPP—to less than 3% by 2030.

Miyoko Asai, Daniel Mahler, Silvia Malgioglio, Ambar Narayan, Minh Cong Nguyen |

Moldova frequently experiences severe weather events such as storms, floods, extreme temperatures and droughts. And, due to climate change, it is projected that the country will face more extreme…

Daniel Werner Kull |