Women can and do play a vital role in driving the robust, shared growth needed to end extreme poverty and build resilient societies, but in many parts of the world, their potential, participation, and productive capacity are undervalued and untapped.
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February 23, 2015 — In the remote mountains of the Muminabad district in the south of Tajikistan, women on a newly formed advisory board are leading to make important human connections between water service providers and consumers.Read More »
February 21, 2015 — In Latin America and the Caribbean, between 8% and 30% of agricultural production is managed by women, a centuries-old reality that has only been recognized in the last few years.Read More »
February 18, 2015 — The World Bank Group is scaling up partnerships with UN agencies and others, including the new Data2X initiative, which aims to improve data collection and use it to guide policy, leverage investments, and spur economic and social progress.Read More »
December 3, 2014 — A new online resource from the World Bank Group, the Global Women's Institute and the Inter-American Development Bank offers operational guidance for integrating VAWG prevention and response activities into development programs.Read More »