With 189 member countries, staff from more 170 countries, and offices in knowledge of the world of the young child 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. The World Bank Group works in every major area of development.
We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we help countries share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges they face. We face big challenges to help the world’s poorest people and ensure that everyone sees benefits from economic growth. Data and research help us understand these challenges and set priorities, share knowledge of what works, and measure progress. Watch as 11 teams are awarded with funds to support evidence-based research and innovation to help address gender-based violence. Addressing fragility and conflict is a global public good.
Tune in as this roundtable discusses the ongoing work on tackling fragility and conflict. Participate and watch the Spring Meetings live events and Facebook Live interviews. Leave a question or a comment now. Join the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund for this year’s Spring Meetings from April 16-22 in Washington D. Why Are Women Restricted From Working? Economies grow faster when more women work, but in every region of the world, restrictions exist on women’s employment.
The 2018 edition of Women Business and the Law examines 189 economies and finds that in 104 of them, women face some kind of restriction. People in Sub-Saharan Africa are more likely than those in other regions to become infected: 2. We help developing countries find solutions to the toughest global and local development challenges—from adapting to climate change to boosting food security to increasing access to energy. The World Bank Group, All Rights Reserved. Please forward this error screen to 139. 11 April 2018 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has graciously agreed to become patron of the PMNCH Partners’ Forum taking place in New Delhi on 12 to 13 December 2018.
A delegation of global champions led by incoming PMNCH Board Chair Dr Michelle Bachelet paid a visit to Modi following a global kick-off event for the Partners’ Forum that included celebrity and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra and Indian Minister of Health JP Nadda. 11 April 2018 – At a high-level panel discussion to formally announce the 2018 Partners’ Forum, the 12 country case studies on Success Factors for collaborating across sectors were unveiled by incoming PMNCH Board Chair, Dr Michelle Bachelet. The case studies are inspiring examples from countries all over the world of cross-sectoral collaborations to improve the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents. Assembly in Geneva, PMNCH Executive Director Helga Fogstad announced a new partnership with IPU.
How gender-responsive are the world’s most influential global health organisations? Global advocacy initiative launches to understand and demand quality healthcare for women and girls With growing consensus among global and national health leaders that quality healthcare for women and girls is vital if we are going to achieve related SDGs and universal health coverage, PMNCH along with leading global health and development organizations have come together on International Day for Maternal Health and Rights to launch the What Women Want campaign. AYC Leadership builds a plan of action for adolescent health and wellbeing At the end of February 2018, PMNCH hosted an AY constituency leadership retreat in Geneva. The two-day meeting resulted in some concrete action points that would define the next steps in delivering the 2018 workplan as well as leverage resources in countries such as CSO networks and youth channels to build capacity, support roll out of Advocating for change for adolescents! Working together, our goal is a world in which all women, newborns, children and adolescents not only are healthy, but thrive.
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