Any given day could become an opportunity to reflect on our progress towards enhanced gender equality and highlight its intrinsic value as a driver of sustainable development. According to the OECD, if women participated in the economy identically to men, it would add up to 26% to annual global GDP. However, female economic empowerment is not the only obstacle to gender … [Read more...] about Social contextual risks in development projects
Find out how and to whom you can express your concerns about potential environmental or social impacts of an IDB Group-financed project. *Emilia, a representative of a community in El Salvador, was concerned about the potential impacts of an IDB-financed road construction project that required her and others in her community to be resettled. There was a lot of uncertainty … [Read more...] about Are you concerned about the environmental or social impacts of a project financed by the IDB Group?