#Human Capital Index

  • Article: In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    From The World Bank Group|June 10, 2020

    The Académie Française has ruled that COVID is feminine. So how can women and girls turn the tide? Read more

  • Article: 2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|The World Bank Group|Sept. 10, 2019

    This decreases their chances of ever breaking the cycle of poverty. Read more

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|The World Bank Group|July 18, 2019

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    Knowledge, skills, and health are all essential to empowering people to realise their potential. Read more

  • Article: African Leaders Just Pledged to Improve Youth Education and Health — Especially for Girls

    African Leaders Just Pledged to Improve Youth Education and Health — Especially for Girls

    By Joe McCarthy|April 11, 2019

    “Africa stands at the crossroads of a huge opportunity.” Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being, Not GDP Growth

    New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being, Not GDP Growth

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    “We have an economic and social case for investing in human capital.” Read more