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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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 »
In his recent blog post, Nigel Twose, Senior Director of the Jobs Cross Cutting Group, reflects on the changing economic and social landscape – including the role of technology – affecting the future of jobs, and the interesting insights that will likely come out of the World Economic Forum Global Council survey on jobs. Read More »
A new initiative funded by the World Bank's Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality (UFGE) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) helps spark innovative programs to increase female property ownership in the Western Balkans.Read More »