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November 9, 2021
In early 2021, CGD launched the COVID-19 Gender and Development Initiative with two objectives: increase the importance of gender equality on the...
June 11, 2018
There is a lot of development data out there. But how do we translate this information into better development decisions--and better outcomes? ...
May 1, 2018
Over 1 billion women lack access to financial services due to economic and social barriers, time and mobility constraints, and discrimination in...
February 24, 2016
The private sector accounts for the considerable majority of well-paying jobs worldwide. Without the engagement of private companies, global goals...