Left to right, © Andrea Borgarello/World Bank (2); © Arne Hoel/World Bank (2).
The World Bank Group unveiled a plan that calls for $16 billion to help Africa adapt to climate change and build up the continent’s resilience to climate shocks. The plan lays out measures to boost the resilience of the continent’s assets — its people, land, water, and cities — as well as increasing renewable energy and strengthening early warning systems. Read More »




Globally, the most common form of violence women experience is from an intimate partner. A recent report found that 127 out of 173 economies studied had laws on domestic violence, and in 72% of economies, protection orders can be used to limit an abuser's behavior.
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