The World Bank Group's Uncounted
Publisher: ICIJ - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Date Written: 01/05/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17791
The World Bank has regularly failed to live up to its own policies for protecting people harmed by projects it finances. Over the last decade, projects funded by the World Bank have physically or economically displaced an estimated 3.4 million people, forcing them from their homes, taking their land or damaging their livelihoods.