Twelfth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 189 economies, Doing Business 2015 measures regulations affecting 10 areas of everyday business activity: Starting a business; Dealing with construction permits; Getting electricity; Registering property; Getting credit; Protecting minority investors; Paying taxes; Tra

A new WHO position paper examines the balance of benefits and harms in offering mammography screening to women after the age of 40 in a variety of settings. Every year, breast cancer kills more than 500,000 women around the world.

This 2014 edition of the annual European Environment Agency (EEA) 'Trends and projections' report assesses the progress of 33 European countries and the European Union (EU) in achieving their climate mitigation and energy policy objectives.

China and India along with Brazil and South Africa take the lead in renewable energy growth according to this new report published by Climatescope. This report developed by Bloomberg New Energy Finance tracks clean energy development in 55 countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia.

This report highlights serious labour rights and human rights violations faced by girls and young women employed in the Tamil Nadu spinning industry in South India, which is a major hub in the global knitwear sector, supplying some of the big name clothing brands including C&A, HanesBrands, Mothercare and Primark.

China’s largely unregulated ports and shipping system generate significant air pollution that imposes a huge health and environmental burden and contributes to the country’s over 1 million pollution-related deaths each year, according to a new report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

The Global Gender Gap Report 2014 emphasizes persisting gender gap divides across and within regions. Based on the nine years of data available for the 111 countries that have been part of the report since its inception, the world has seen only a small improvement in equality for women in the workplace.

The concept of resilience is gaining traction in the development field. As a framework, resilience presents a systems-oriented way of coping with shocks, which disproportionately affect the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people.

Deepawali, the festival of lights is also synonyms as festival of crackers.