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Want to get gender equality? Involve men, but put women in charge.

Recently, we took a look at our data on community groups across 3 multi-country projects, to see what was most effective for women’s economic empowerment. The answer might surprise you: involve men, but put women in leadership.

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Want to get gender equality? Involve men, but put women in charge.

Recently, we took a look at our data on community groups across 3 multi-country projects, to see what was most effective for women’s economic empowerment. The answer might surprise you: involve men, but put women in leadership.

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Digital Finance is the New Source of Economic Development

The unbanked people of the world are so much more than a population in need of help. They’re a potential customer base waiting to enter the formal economy—and push it to new heights.

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Mastering Results Framework for FSP investments: A webinar

Investing in the social sector requires a deep understanding of why a specific investment will contribute to change the world for the better.

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Land rights – rural women’s powerful ammunition to fight poverty and hunger

For rural women -- too often invisible to development and monitoring efforts -- land rights offer a powerful tool to fight poverty and create opportunity.

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Hope for the world’s poorest springs in Myanmar

In this post, the World Bank's Axel Van Trotsenburg discusses the work of the International Development Association, the Bank's lending arm for the poorest countries.

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