Author: Kenny Wu
By now, most of us who stay current with the news have heard of the outbreak of an alarming and deadly disease– 516 more words
WE are daring to criticize the revered and mighty World Bank again.
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines-Nagkaisa (TUCP-Nagkaisa) has rebuked the World Bank (WB) during its shareholder consultation last Thursday “for excluding core labor standards in its project and policy loans intended for so-called development programs in the country amid the static unemployment and underemployment statistics.” 532 more words
by Quentin Wodon
Child marriage in developing countries remains pervasive. One-third of girls are married before age 18. That’s 39,000 girls each day, with 1 in 9 marrying before age 15. 869 more words
CSOs reject diluted World Bank safeguards
Frustrated and angered by the lack of right-upholding provisions – this was the general disposition of non-government organizations (NGO) and civil society organizations (CSO) to the World Bank (WB) draft safeguard as they walked out from the World Bank consultation and staged a protest outside Astoria Plaza in Ortigas. 1,171 more words