#World Bank

  • Article: Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report
    Citizenship

    Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Jan. 16, 2019

    But two are on track to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Jim Yong Kim Leaves Behind a Powerful Legacy of Progress at the World Bank
    Citizenship

    Jim Yong Kim Leaves Behind a Powerful Legacy of Progress at the World Bank

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2019

    “Don’t trust anyone over 30 to make decisions that will determine the kind of world you’ll inherit.” Read more

  • Article: Over 80,000 of You Just Called on World Leaders to Stand With Every Woman and Child
    AdvocacyHealth

    Over 80,000 of You Just Called on World Leaders to Stand With Every Woman and Child

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 10, 2018

    5 million mothers and babies are dying unnecessarily every year. Read more

  • Article: Norway Committed $200 Million to Fight Ocean Plastic at the Global Citizen Festival
    ImpactEnvironment

    Norway Committed $200 Million to Fight Ocean Plastic at the Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2018

    The country has deep ties to marine life. Read more

  • Article: World Waste Could Grow 70% as Cities Boom, Warns World Bank
    Environment

    World Waste Could Grow 70% as Cities Boom, Warns World Bank

    Sept. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The rise in rubbish will outstrip population growth, reaching 3.4 billion tons by 2050. Read more

  • Article: Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates Are Teaming Up to Fight Climate Change
    Environment

    Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates Are Teaming Up to Fight Climate Change

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    High-powered commission aims to strengthen funding and practical solutions. Read more

  • Article: Not Educating Girls Could Cost World $30 Trillion, World Bank Says
    Education

    Not Educating Girls Could Cost World $30 Trillion, World Bank Says

    July 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 132 million girls worldwide aged 6 to 17 do not attend school. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Could Be Costing the World $160 Trillion
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Could Be Costing the World $160 Trillion

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|May 31, 2018

    To tackle gender inequality in the workforce, countries must also invest in girls' education. Read more