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What Works to Empower Girls and Young Women

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August 13, 2014
World Bank Group Weekly Update
Students in Bangladesh. © Scott Wallace/World Bank
What Works to Empower Girls
and Young Women
Despite recent advances in important aspects of the lives of girls and young women, pervasive challenges remain. New impact evaluation briefs shed new light on what works in development interventions. The briefs address critical issues: education, child marriage, and sexual and reproductive health. Read More »

Investing in Young Women Pays Off in Rwanda

A construction worker seals glass at a construction site in Kuala Lumpur. © Trinn Suwannapha/World Bank
Businesses Support
a Price on Carbon
Recognizing the risks
of climate change,
a growing number
of business leaders are speaking out in support
of carbon pricing.

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Merchants in Cairo. © Dale Lautenbach/World Bank
Poor Policies Restrain Growth
in Middle East
Seven countries are trapped by poor policies that prevent them from moving to a sustainable growth path.
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People shopping at the Sunday market in Kiev, Ukraine. Magalie L'Abbé/World Bank
World Bank Supports Ukraine's Banking System
The board approved
$500 million to support high-priority reform measures in the country's banking sector.

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Men work on an infrastructure project in Yemen. © Abdullah Al-Khawlani/World Bank
Extreme Makeover for Yemen's Infrastructure
See dramatic before-and-after photos of a $65 million public works project in Yemen.
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African Leaders Pledge Action on Nutrition
5 Reasons Youth Should Choose Agriculture
— Andy Shuai Liu, Aug. 12
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