The water supply, sanitation and hygiene they need to grow and thrive is something I dearly want for my children throughout their lives. And I know every mother in the world will feel exactly the…

Ruth Kennedy-Walker |

Freedom of movement may be taken for granted in many places, at least from a legal perspective. However, legal provisions limiting women’s freedom to decide where to go, travel and live still…

Souad Adnane |

Supporting the municipalities in Gaza continues to be a critical task given the overall security and socio-economic situation in the Strip.

Chris Pablo, Dana Almubaied |

Leading global development actors, philanthropists, and companies call for increased action and investment to ensure that women and girls are no longer limited because of their periods.

Thorsten Kiefer |

Around the world, an estimated 68.5 million people are forcibly displaced due to conflict, disasters, and violence. Approximately 60% of them are thought to live in urban areas. The urban story of…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Soraya Goga, Ellen Hamilton |

Every year, some 150,000 people die on India's roads. To make transport safer and protect lives, the World Bank is helping the country enhance all dimensions of road safety, from policy and…

Ashok Kumar, Pratap Tvgssshrk, Sri Kumar Tadimalla |

City leaders will gather again at the Urban 20 Mayors Summit in Tokyo, Japan, to continue their conversations and further unlock cities’ tremendous potential in driving inclusive, resilient, and…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Horacio Cristian Terraza |

Every year on May 17, we mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and honor the tremendous progress that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex…

Maninder Gill, Trishna Rana |