Left to right, © Andrea Borgarello/World Bank (2); © Arne Hoel/World Bank (2).
The governments of more than 190 nations will gather in Paris to discuss a possible new global agreement on climate change. “My strong belief is that the leaders of the world will come together in Paris and endorse an ambitious agreement to tackle climate change and preserve our planet for all of us, but especially for our children and grandchildren,” said World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.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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