World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said domestic violence is a public issue and a major development challenge. He called for a renewed sense of urgency and a clearer understanding of the remaining obstacles to gender equality.
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Green bonds give investors an innovative way of supporting clean energy, mass transit, and other low-carbon projects. The World Bank and IFC are part of this growing market with powerful potential.Read More »
Animal, plant, and marine biodiversity keeps ecosystems functional, allowing us to survive, get enough to eat, and make a living. Biodiversity is especially important to the poor — 75% of whom live in rural areas and depend on nature for their food and livelihoods.Read More »
“Gender at Work” finds persistent gender gaps at work around the world. This major new report advances our understanding of key trends, patterns, and constraints and offers innovative, promising approaches to policies and programs that can level the playing field.Read More »