The World Bank supports social development by listening to poor people and promoting their voices in the development process; understanding and addressing their needs, priorities and aspirations; and building formal and informal institutions.
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September 9, 2014 — Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global, pervasive, public health and development issue. Together, we can overcome gender based violence and create a better world for ourselves, our loved ones, and future generations.Read More »
July 17, 2014 — Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to the potential impacts of climate change. The Community Climate Change Project is allocating funds on a competitive basis to NGOs which supports people even in "hard to reach" areas.Read More »
The International Development Association, the World Bank's fund for the poorest, provides the finance needed to rebuild the state and develop the infrastructure people need to resume peaceful and constructive lives.