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Bike for Yemen - bicycles and bombs. Photo credit: Bushra Al Fusail

Yemen: Women get on their bikes for their rights

Amidst bombings and shortages in fuel, food and vital supplies, a group of Yemeni women came together for an unconventional demonstration against the war... and the lack of women’s rights.

The G20 and Gender Equality

Across G20 countries and beyond, women are paid less than men, do most of the unpaid labor, are over-represented in part-time work, and are discriminated against in the household, in markets and in institutions.

Close the Gap

At least one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. Violence against women and girls is a

From Promises to Priorities

Despite agriculture being considered a strategic axis for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this has not resulted in major resource flow to the sector, nor in a resource allocat

A new dawn for equitable growth in Myanmar?

A new wave of political reforms have set Myanmar on a road to unprecedented economic expansion, but without targeted policy efforts and regulation to level the playing field, the benefits o

Meeting of the 'Nari Utthan' Community Discussion Class

Women’s leadership is a fundamental part of our work, and why we put women’s rights at the heart of everything we do.

Making Growth Inclusive

Growth is back on the development agenda, promoted by bilateral and multilateral donors, and the G20, as the most effective way to lift people out of poverty.

Orzala Ashraf, human rights campaigner and activist

Our commitment to human rights

Respect for human rights will help lift people out of poverty and injustice, allow them to assert their dignity and ensure sustainable development.

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