Investing in women is smart economics

The World Bank is the latest official body to take the plunge and join the YouTube revolution. This short video looks at the results from the 2007 Global Monitoring Report: Confronting the Challenges of Gender Equality and Fragile States by putting a human face on the sometimes abstract and dry data.

According to the World Bank:

Investing in women is smart economics and vital to achieving key development goals. Better educated women lead to better educational and nutritional outcomes for their children.

Intute: Social Sciences features more resources from official bodies on YouTube, on the topic of Women and Economics and on Development Economics.