There are millions of such inspiring, independent women across South Asia—especially in the poorest countries, which are served by the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA).

Hartwig Schafer |

在整个南亚地区, 成百上千万励志、独立的女性很好地示范了弥合性别差距为何对减贫和促进共享繁荣至关重要。正因为如此,世界银行集团旗下面向最贫困国家的基金国际开发协会(IDA)高度聚焦于向女性开放更多经济机会。

Hartwig Schafer |

When I heard the news last autumn that 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan had been shot simply for standing up for her right as a girl to get an education, I was horrified. It also reminded…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |