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.
Governments in the region need to invest more in prevention and response to the long-term impacts of disaster displacement.
In Bangladesh, new surveys show the devastating impact of school closures. Countries around the world are facing similar situations. Holistic policy responses are needed to get students back in school and back on track.
Asia’s cities must become greener, more inclusive, more competitive, and more resilient to build forward better and be better places to live.