Throughout Asia and the world, digital solutions are being found for urban problems. Policymakers and city leaders should ensure that the poor do not get left behind in this digital transformation of cities.
Addressing the climate emergency will require all the funding possible from as many diverse sources as possible. Islamic climate finance instruments could help in Asia and in many other parts of the world.
At Camp No 5, in Cox's Bazar, there are about 632,000 displaced people still living in terrible conditions. But an international humanitarian effort is helping people in the community in southern Bangladesh live a better life.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we call for policies to help women build and retain control over assets to increase their security.
Fintech companies, with the support of governments, can lead the way in making technology a tool for people with disabilities to have greater access to financial services.
The BRAC organization in Bangladesh has proven that there that there is an effective way to help the ultra poor. We need to find ways to use it more often.
Trade can benefit women and girls in a variety of ways, but only if the right policies are put into place
Post-disaster strategies help farmers overcome immediate losses while they wait for assistance.
While electricity may ease the burden of housework, it does not decrease the overall workload of women.
The devastating floods in the Hindu Kush Himalaya Region have shown the urgency of actions needed to protect vulnerable communities from the impact of climate change.