Almost half of those living in sub-Saharan Africa — approximately 500 million people — do not have proof of legal identity. The repercussions of this are huge.
In a country where a quarter of women are unemployed, Mumm matches stay-at-home mums with hungry customers.
Human mental ability stands far apart from the animal kingdom, due to our cultural practices.
These are the Quartz Africa Innovators for 2017.
From reporting parking offences to sourcing school books for flood victims.
The internet is enabling scientists to understand how ‘collective memory’ works.
Social capital value is a way to measure the impact of projects in a language that governments, corporations and the media can understand.
A non-profit tech organization is reuniting refugee families across the world with missing loved ones.
The Global Power City Index ranks the world’s most important cities according to their ‘magnetism’.
Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world. Prisons and police have done nothing to change that.
Research has found that paying people as an incentive to stop smoking is highly effective.
Social entrepreneurs are people who harness the power of market forces and business principles to solve social problems, from poor health-care to unemployment. Meet this year's awardees.
Could self-efficacy be the best way to reduce poverty?
Some of the world's most influential billionaires plan to launch a powerful digital platform to harness the avalanche of data sent from satellites each day.
Kemal Derviş explores the chances of universal basic incomes becoming common across the globe.