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A Window of Opportunity : A Diagnostic of Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Jharkhand, India (English)

The study reveals substantial vulnerabilities and exclusion of this population; key constraints toeducation, training, and employment; and insights for the design and delivery of programming to improve educational and labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 125153 APR 01, 2018

Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana; Kumar,Pravesh Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Afghan Women's Economic Empowerment - P159291 (English)

Project Information Document ISDSC17078 OCT 13, 2016

Morton,Matthew H. Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Afghan Women's Economic Empowerment - P159291 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDC58070 OCT 13, 2016

Morton,Matthew H. Disclosed

Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)

This paper studies the role of social-emotional or psychological capital in determining the education and employment aspirations of adolescent girls and young women in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7792 AUG 15, 2016

Roy,Sanchari; Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana Disclosed

Gender-based violence prevention : lessons from World Bank impact evaluations (English)

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread, with adverse repercussions for individual wellbeing and development more broadly. Yet, knowledge on what works to prevent GBV is limited. ... See More +

Brief 87854 APR 30, 2014

Kiplesund, Sveinung; Morton, Matthew Disclosed

Gender at work : a companion to the world development report on jobs (English)

Gender inequality is a major part of the global jobs challenge. Appropriate responses require leveling the playing field and creating the types of jobs that can empower women. ... See More +

Working Paper 89273 FEB 20, 2014

Morton, Matthew; Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Singer, Dorothe Disclosed

The World Bank legal review, volume 5 : fostering development through opportunity, inclusion, and equity (English)

This is the fifth edition of The World Bank Legal Review, which highlights the breadth of reach of the rule of law and, most critically, its centrality to development. ... See More +

Publication 82558 JAN 01, 2014

Cisse, Hassane [editor]; Menon, N. R. Madhava [editor]; Segger, Marie-Claire Cordonier [editor]; Nmehielle, Vincent O. [editor]; Eliasson, Jan; Leroy, Anne-Marie; Sulser, Patricia O.; Chern, Cyril; Hoffman, Beth Anne; Boudry, Charles; Gehring, Markus W.; Boraine, Andre; Roestoff, Melanie; Garrido, Jose M.; Abdelhady, Hdeel; Correa, Fabiano de Andrade; Varela, David F.; Pearson, Annette; Fraser, Sean; Viano, Emilio C.; Prettitore, Paul; Joseph, Nicholas; Fernandes, Edesio; Saito, Yolanda; Kibugi, Robert; Alterman, Rachelle; Glasser, Matthew; Milovanovitch, Mihaylo; Panchu, Sriram; Rastogi, Avni; Fariello, Frank; Bo, Giovanni; Loris, William T.; Gadio, Kalidou; Iyi, John-Mark; Klugman, Jeni; Morton, Matthew; Patterson, David; Slattery, Elisa; Burke-Shyne, Naomi; McInerney-Lankford, Siobhan; Mulumba, Moses; Balakrishnan, Pulapre; Dokeniya, Anupama Disclosed

Interventions to prevent or reduce violence against women and girls : a systematic review of reviews (English)

Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) is a pervasive global problem. It is a violation of basic human rights and a drag on development. Much of the research to-date on the topic-including a major recent World Health Organization study to produce global prevalence rates has focused on better understanding the scale and nature of the problem. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 92713 JAN 01, 2014

Arango, Diana J.; Morton, Matthew; Gennari, Floriza; Kiplesund, Sveinung; Ellsberg, Mary Disclosed

Engaging men and boys in advancing women's agency : where we stand and new directions (English)

Despite advances in gender equality, women and girls still face disadvantages and limits on their agency. Men and boys can be key stakeholders and allies to increase women's agency. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 82534 NOV 01, 2013

Fleming, Paul J.; Barker, Gary; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Morton, Matthew Disclosed