Fighting poverty in all of its dimensions lies at the core of the World Bank’s work. We work closely with governments to develop sound policies so that poor people can improve their livelihoods, and access social and infrastructure services and good jobs.
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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 »