The World Bank is working to promote shared prosperity in the 140-plus client countries we serve. It means that we will work to increase the incomes and welfare of the less well off wherever they are, be it the poorest of nations or in thriving, middle-income countries.
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April 27, 2015 — A preference for sons and sex selection means that over 1.5 million girls worldwide are not born and are considered ‘missing’ each year. Why does it happen and what policies can fix it? Read More »