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Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis report (English)

The international community is increasingly aware of the negative impacts of child marriage on a wide range of development outcomes. Ending child marriage is now part of the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 116829 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Nayihouba,Kolobadia Ada; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, Jeff; Kes, Aslihan; John, Neetu; Murithi, Lydia; Steinhaus, Mara; Petroni, Suzanne Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)

The evidence base has long demonstrated that girls' education is among the most significant factors associated with age at marriage, with an extensive body of literature documenting lower levels of schooling as being strongly linked with a lower age at marriage. ... See More +

Brief 116831 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis brief (English)

While the proportion of girls marrying as children is declining globally, this decline is not occurring in all countries or taking place equitably within countries, nor is it happening at a sufficiently fast pace to see an end to the practice in the coming decades. ... See More +

Brief 116832 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Nayihouba,Kolobadia Ada; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades,Svetlana; Kes,A.; Murithi, L.; Steinhaus, M.; Petroni,S. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)

Each day, more than 41,000 girls worldwide are married while still children, often before they may be physically and emotionally ready to become wives and mothers. ... See More +

Brief 116830 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

Egypt - Social sector notes (English)

In response to a request from the Government of Egypt, the World Bank undertook the analysis of selected sectoral issues in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 113973 JUN 01, 2016

Demarco,Gustavo C.; Wodon,Quentin T.; Ersado,Lire; Evans,Brooks Fox; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo, Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali; Abdel-Hamid,Alaa Mahmoud Hamed; Pande,Aakanksha; Calimoutou,Emelyne; Shalakani, Amr El; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Kazem,Amira Mohamed Ibrahim; Paksima,Shahram Disclosed

Egypt - Social sector notes : selected issues and options for the education sector (English)

This note provides a diagnostic of issues faced by the pre-tertiary education sector in the areas of schooling, learning, education and labor market earnings, and education spending.Acknowledging the Ministry of Education and Technical Education (MOETE) strategy for the sector and the Vision 2030, the note also discusses challenges in six areas: (1) Early childhood education; (2) Teacher policies; (3) Student assessment; (4) TVET/skills development; (5) School autonomy/accountability; and (6) curriculum, ICT, and materials. ... See More +

Working Paper 116418 JUN 01, 2016

Wodon,Quentin T.; Evans,Brooks Fox; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali Disclosed