Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is projected to be more gradual than previously forecast, according to a report published on Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
UN chief heads for CAR “to strengthen international support for peace”
Against a backdrop of growing violence and communal tension, the UN chief announced on Wednesday that he’s heading to the Central African Republic “to strengthen international support for peace”.
Barriers to women’s full workplace participation persist in Saudi Arabia, despite UN data showing that economic growth improves with a more diverse workforce.
Rape chants lay bare Burundi terror campaign: UN human rights chief
Women and girls “far more vulnerable” in humanitarian crises
Keeping women out of the workplace costs the global economy around US$17 trillion, the head of a leading NGO in Canada has told the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Although women’s economic participation benefits society, they continue to face barriers in the labour market such as gender wage gaps and legal restrictions.
Libyan women hampered by lack of midwives and gender-based violence
South Sudan gives go-ahead for UN force
African countries are losing out on significant tax revenues from multinational companies despite the “huge profits” those companies are making.
That’s according to the Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s International Cooperation and Development directorate.