The continued urban boom across Asia and the Pacific offers a host of exciting new opportunities for the region but it also presents huge challenges― not least in the critical field of health.
I do not have a birth certificate. Even though I was born in the capital city of the biggest province in India, my birth was never registered. Luckily, I went to school where they recorded my date of birth and my high school certificate gave me an identity. Now, I also have a passport and I can prove who I am.
Water and sanitation has a major impact on public health and women’s empowerment. Now is the time to accelerate the momentum and streamline health and gender into water supply and sanitation operations.
The lack of female children being born in many countries does widespread damage to society and the economy.
The poor in Asia and the Pacific are most in need of public services but often have few tools to demand these vital programs from their governments.
Asia’s ecosystems have tremendous biodiversity value, but they are also important economic and social assets.
Schools that follow the social entrepreneurial business model are often established by visionary leaders that share a passionate belief in the transformational power of education.
The government budgetary process can have a powerful impact on societal gains.
How Social Enterprises Contribute to Training and Job Creation: Examples from the United Kingdom and Asia
Social enterprises play an important role in building human capital and creating a more inclusive labor market. They also inject new talent into the services sectors that face a growing shortage of appropriately skilled workers.
Increasingly, innovation is being seen as a key element in growing Asia’s economies and creating jobs.