The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is not a commercial bank, but a bank that identifies opportunities to address societal issues, through projects that prove their social and environmental worth.
As it stands, our education system does not prepare women for the modern world, assuming they have access to education. This article will discuss the changes necessary in our education system to correct the gender imbalance in access to and quality of learning.
In several countries, there exists a digital literacy gap between men and women, with men having more access to digital resources and thus literacy. This article will focus on steps to bridge this gap.
Many parts of the world are more developed in terms of gender equality, with strong examples of women in power. This article will highlight what we can learn from these places to promote gender mainstreaming in Africa, and DBSA’s part to play.
Gender mainstreaming is paramount for Africa's future prosperity, but many factors hinder it. From economic challenges to socio-economic factors such as access to opportunities and mentorship, this article will highlight overcoming these challenges and empowering African women.
The need for gender mainstreaming is all around us, and the fight must be fought on many battlegrounds. This article will discuss how various stakeholders, from government straight through to citizens, can contribute to it within their circles.
A lack of social infrastructure is one of South Africa’s roadblocks in achieving widespread growth and security. This article will delve into the relationship between social infrastructure and the economy, and how the DBSA aims to strengthen it.
To ensure a sustainable future for Africans and global citizens alike, steps must be taken to reduce our carbon footprint. In this article, we’ll explore some of the ways to make a difference – across government, businesses, and civil society.