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Girls' education in the 21st century : gender equality, empowerment, and economic growth (English)

Gender equality is not just a women's issue, it is a development issue. Women's economic empowerment is essential for economic development, growth, and poverty reduction not only because of the income it generates, but also because it helps to break the vicious cycle of poverty. ... See More +

Other Education Study 45404 AUG 12, 2008

Tembon, Mercy; Fort, Lucia;

Chile - Reconciling the gender paradox : Chile - Ampliando las oportunidades laborales de la mujer (Spanish)

In this note, the authors explain that although Chile has made considerable progress in its efforts to reduce poverty, sustain growth, and promote democratization during the last decade, these advances, unusually, have been coupled with notable achievements in gender equality. ... See More +

Brief 40740 MAY 01, 2007

John-Abraham, Indu; Piras Claudia; Orlando, Maria Beatriz; Fort, Lucia English

Chile - Reconciling the gender paradox (English)

In this note, the authors explain that although Chile has made considerable progress in its efforts to reduce poverty, sustain growth, and promote democratization during the last decade, these advances, unusually, have been coupled with notable achievements in gender equality. ... See More +

Brief 40740 APR 01, 2007

John-Abraham, Indu; Piras Claudia; Orlando, Maria Beatriz; Fort, Lucia Spanish

Mainstreaming gender in the health sector : prevention of gender-based violence and male involvement in reproductive health (English)

The Bank has hosted various conferences to address issues of male involvement in reproductive health and gender-based violence, yet no projects in the World Bank's portfolio have directly addressed either topic.1 Recent gender-related work in the World Bank's health projects in Latin America has made evident the limited capacity of health personnel and communities to integrate men into family planning and reproductive health programs or to respond effectively to domestic violence cases.2 Midwives at women's birthing centers in Nicaragua, for example, have been challenged with trying to convince men who oppose family planning of the economic difficulties of raising large families.3 Moreover, sheer lack of knowledge and capacity prevents health providers from screening for and providing proper treatment to gender-based violence survivors. ... See More +

Brief 36077 APR 01, 2006

Betron, Myra; Fort, Lucia Spanish

Mainstreaming gender in the health sector : prevention of gender-based violence and male involvement in reproductive health : Integracion de los asuntos de genero al sector salud : prevencion de la violencia por genero y participacion de los hombres en la salud reproductiva (Spanish)

The Bank has hosted various conferences to address issues of male involvement in reproductive health and gender-based violence, yet no projects in the World Bank's portfolio have directly addressed either topic.1 Recent gender-related work in the World Bank's health projects in Latin America has made evident the limited capacity of health personnel and communities to integrate men into family planning and reproductive health programs or to respond effectively to domestic violence cases.2 Midwives at women's birthing centers in Nicaragua, for example, have been challenged with trying to convince men who oppose family planning of the economic difficulties of raising large families.3 Moreover, sheer lack of knowledge and capacity prevents health providers from screening for and providing proper treatment to gender-based violence survivors. ... See More +

Brief 36077 APR 01, 2006

Betron, Myra; Fort, Lucia English

Making rural roads work for both women and men : the example of Peru's Rural Roads Program (English)

Access to transport is often a critical precondition for rural development. This note describes a rural transport project that, by involving rural women in its design and implementation, was able to deepen and broaden the project's development impacts. ... See More +

Newsletter 34839 DEC 01, 2005

Fort, Lucia [editor]

Gender issues in monitoring and evaluation in rural development : a tool kit (English)

The World Bank aims to reduce gender disparities and inequalities by enhancing women's participation in economic development. It assists member countries in formulating and implementing their gender and development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 48487 JUN 01, 2005

Dhar, Arunima; Pehu, Eija; Rygenstad, Hild; Fort, Lucia; Rajalahti, Riikka

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 1 of 2) : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate
; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate
; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

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Girls' education in the 21st century : gender equality, empowerment, and economic growth (English)
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AUG 12, 2008 45404 Other Education Study
Chile - Reconciling the gender paradox : Chile - Ampliando las oportunidades laborales de la mujer (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2007 40740 Brief English
Chile - Reconciling the gender paradox (English)
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APR 01, 2007 40740 Brief Spanish
Mainstreaming gender in the health sector : prevention of gender-based violence and male involvement in reproductive health (English)
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APR 01, 2006 36077 Brief Spanish
Mainstreaming gender in the health sector : prevention of gender-based violence and male involvement in reproductive health : Integracion de los asuntos de genero al sector salud : prevencion de la violencia por genero y participacion de los hombres en la salud reproductiva (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2006 36077 Brief English
Making rural roads work for both women and men : the example of Peru's Rural Roads Program (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 34839 Newsletter
Gender issues in monitoring and evaluation in rural development : a tool kit (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 48487 Working Paper
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 1 of 2) : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication