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Lebanon economic monitor, April 2015 : the economy of new drivers and old drags (Arabic,English,French)

The Lebanon Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies over the past six months. It also presents findings from recent World Bank work on Lebanon. ... See More +

Working Paper 95859 APR 20, 2015

Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Recent studies in the DRC tend to focus on human rights abuses or on the status of women, however few investigations examine the link between mining and sexual violence. ... See More +

Working Paper 95971 APR 10, 2015

Family planning and health (English)

The World Banks World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health, the sixteenth in the World Development Report series, examined the interplay between human health, health policy, and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 95458 APR 09, 2015

Cochrane, Susan H.; Merrick, Thomas W.

Id like you to know (English)

This report contains powerful stories, supported by data, of how World Bank Group projects have affected and transformed lives across East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Working Paper 95594 APR 08, 2015

Hanlon, Carl Patrick [editor]

Road management : an approach to the evaluation of road agency performance (English)

Road transport is the most pervasive of all transport modes in Africa and is central to the socioeconomic growth and development of all countries in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 95605 APR 01, 2015

Lema,Camilla Israel

Cambodia economic update : maintaining high growth (English)

Cambodia continues to enjoy robust growth, albeit at a slightly slower pace. Real growth in 2014 is estimated to have reached 7.0 percent. The garment sector, together with construction and services, in particular finance and real estate, continues to propel growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 95982 APR 01, 2015

Exploring the phenomenon of missing girls in the South Caucasus (English)

Sex ratio at birth, the number of boys born for every 100 girls, has increased in the South Caucasus in the past decades. A World Bank study sought to produce rigorous and supporting evidence on the issue of “missing girls” in the South Caucasus countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia to inform and propose policy options. ... See More +

Working Paper 96002 APR 01, 2015

Bangladesh development update (April 2015) (English)

This report highlights recent economic updates in Bangladesh as of April 2015. Economic growth in Bangladesh was gaining momentum in the first half of FY15. ... See More +

Working Paper 95568 APR 01, 2015

Hussain, Zahid

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92967 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia English

Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) affects survivors ability to achieve individual potential and contribute to the economy. Unequal gender norms within a household can limit a woman’s control over and access to economic resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 92969 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo. Nidia Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana Spanish

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael French, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, French

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief : La violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de seguridad ciudadana, leyes y justicia (Spanish)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana English

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de gestión del riesgo de desastres (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92967 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer English

Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de educación (Spanish)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung English

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Lebanon economic monitor, April 2015 : the economy of new drivers and old drags (Arabic,English,French)
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APR 20, 2015 95859 Working Paper
Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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APR 10, 2015 95971 Working Paper
Family planning and health (English)
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APR 09, 2015 95458 Working Paper
Id like you to know (English)
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APR 08, 2015 95594 Working Paper
Road management : an approach to the evaluation of road agency performance (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95605 Working Paper
Cambodia economic update : maintaining high growth (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95982 Working Paper
Exploring the phenomenon of missing girls in the South Caucasus (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96002 Working Paper
Bangladesh development update (April 2015) (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95568 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92967 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92968 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92963 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92963 Working Paper English
Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92969 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92966 Working Paper Spanish
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper French, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, French
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief : La violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de seguridad ciudadana, leyes y justicia (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92966 Working Paper English
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de gestión del riesgo de desastres (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92967 Working Paper English
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de educación (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92968 Working Paper English