Time to connect the dots on urbanization and women and girls

Urbanization is a force for good when it comes to giving women and girls access to health, education and industry. But with crumbling slums and growing numbers of urban poor, how can policymakers ensure those gains aren't squandered?

About the author

  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.