Ending Poverty Means Closing the Gaps Between Women and Men

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For the first time in history, the number of people living in extreme poverty has fallen below 10%. After adopting the Sustainable Development Goals and signing the Paris climate deal at the end of 2015, the global community is now looking into the best and most effective ways of reaching these milestones. This article discusses what the World Bank Group is doing and what they are planning to do in key areas, specifically regarding closing the gender gap, that are critical for ending poverty by 2030. You can also download and read their entire strategy here.

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