World Bank President Kim Pledges To Prioritize Gender-Based Violence Prevention During Second Term

Devex: World Bank ramps up work on preventing gender-based violence
“World Bank President Jim Kim has called gender-based violence against women and girls a ‘worldwide epidemic’ that ‘undermines all our work to end poverty and boost shared prosperity.’ Speaking during the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C., Kim described GBV as ‘completely preventable’ and vowed to make its prevention a priority during his second term as head of the institution…” (Edwards, 4/19).