A Chinese development group is working on the world's largest canal, stretching 172 miles across Nicaragua.
In Senegal, family planning use is among the lowest in the world. Shortages and stock-outs have made it difficult for women to rely on modern contraceptives as a reproductive health tool.
Over the past three decades, enormous progress has been made toward achieving gender parity in education, yet according to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics, around the world 62 million girls are still out of school.
The political fights of the last decade have distracted us from what should be, in my view, the central issue of our policy debates—reviving economic growth. First quarter 2015 growth of just 0.2% comes on the heels of a lackluster 2014, when the economy grew just 2.4%.
The past month has seen multiple global events commemorating International Women’s Day, including CCC’s stellar collaboration with the UN Office of Partnerships and UN Women, The Empowerment Bridge: Building a Lifetime of Opportunity for Women
You have heard the statistics and know the challenges.
As participants filed into Microsoft’s New York offices last week for the start of the 5th Annual International Women’s Day Forum, they followed in footsteps made just earlier that day by young women who visited the building to explore just how big their worlds could become.