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

Gender equality is not just a womenapos;s issue, it is a development issue. Womenapos;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

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

Fort, Lucia; John-Abraham, Indu; Orlando, Maria Beatriz; Piras Claudia 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 Bankapos;s portfolio have directly addressed either topic.1 Recent gender-related work in the World Bankapos;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 womenapos;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 Bankapos;s portfolio have directly addressed either topic.1 Recent gender-related work in the World Bankapos;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 womenapos;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

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 womenapos;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

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

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies : 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; Oapos;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) : 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; Oapos;Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan