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What will it take to end child marriage in your country? If you’re an African between 18-28 years old, tell us by Nov. 30!

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World Bank Live

Join our discussion on the crucial role of women’s economic empowerment in driving progress in Africa. Sat. Oct. 19, 9:30am ET.

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Social Inclusion

A new report says it is more important now than ever to ensure that no African—no matter their social identity–is left behind.

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Digital Revolution = Growth

While fragility is holding back economic growth, the latest Africa’s Pulse says that digital transformation is the way forward.

Monitoring Progress in Policy

In Five Charts: Understanding the Africa Country Policy and Institutional Assessment report for 2017.

IDA in Africa

With help from IDA, between 2012 and 2015, the share of people living on less than $1.90/day dropped from 43% to 35%.

Africa’s Human Capital Plan

Read the World Bank’s plan to support African countries to strengthen the quantity, efficiency and impact of investments in people.

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For more information about the World Bank's work in Africa, please contact us.
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