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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April 8, 2015 — The World Bank Group is preparing a new gender strategy, which is expected to be finalized and discussed by the Board of Executive Directors later this year. The strategy is being developed to help countries achieve gender equality as a pathway to ensuring lasting poverty reduction and shared prosperity.Read More »
April 8, 2015 — NOW IN SPANISH: 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 »