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Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)

Morocco saw significant progress in terms economic, social and human development outcomes during the past decade. Women, as men, benefitted from such progress and increased access to services. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 97778 JUN 30, 2015

Disclosed

Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment : Visages de la pauvrete a Madagascar : evaluation de la pauvrete, du genre, et de l'inegalite (French)

Madagascar has been entirely unsuccessful in reducing the number of its people that are poor, or extremely so, in the ten years since 2001, when poverty was already at a very high level. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 78131 APR 01, 2014

D'Hoore, Alain; Sulla, Victor English Disclosed

Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)

This assessment provides a broad picture of gender disparities in Moldova in agency, education, health, and access to economic opportunities. The gender gap in education is small, yet it is greatest at higher levels of education. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76077 MAR 30, 2014

Sattar, Sarosh; Atamanov, Aziz; Athanasouli, Daphne; Flanagan, Julianna; Nikoloski, Zlatko Disclosed

Belarus - Country gender profile (English)

Belarus demonstrated strong economic growth 2000-2008 and this translated into fast poverty reduction. Belarus invested a lot in the human capital of its population both in men and women. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76325 MAR 03, 2014

Atamanov, Aziz; Sattar, Sarosh Disclosed

Republic of the Philippines - Gender and development mainstreaming : country gender assessment 2012 (English)

Just as development means less poverty or better access to justice, it also means fewer gaps in wellbeing between males and females. Women's empowerment and gender equality are development objectives in their own right, as embodied in the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) ACS7985 MAR 01, 2014

Antonio, Jaime; Rikken, Remedios; Verzosa, Emmeline Disclosed

Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment (English)

Madagascar has been entirely unsuccessful in reducing the number of its people that are poor, or extremely so, in the ten years since 2001, when poverty was already at a very high level. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 78131 MAR 01, 2014

D'Hoore, Alain; Sulla, Victor French Disclosed

Country gender assessment : economic participation, agency and access to justice in Jordan (Arabic)

Over the last three decades Jordan has made substantial investments in its human resources, spending more than 10 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on health and education. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) ACS5158 JUL 01, 2013

English Disclosed

Country gender assessment : economic participation, agency and access to justice in Jordan (English)

Over the last three decades Jordan has made substantial investments in its human resources, spending more than 10 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on health and education. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) ACS5158 JUL 01, 2013

Arabic Disclosed

Tajikistan - Country gender assessment (English)

The aim of this report is to provide a broad overview of the current state of gender equality in Tajikistan. While the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region traditionally surpassed many other regions in terms of gender equality, this advantage has been eroding in recent decades. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 77920 JUN 13, 2013

Barfieva,Sarvinoz; Bierbaum,Mira; Thurau,Julianna Flanagan; Lakhani,Sadaf Sayyeda; Sattar,Sarosh; Swinkels,Robertus A Disclosed

Montenegro - Gender diagnostic : gaps in endowments, access to economic opportunities, and agency (English)

In 2011, women and girls represented 50.6 percent of the total Montenegrin population (620,029 persons). Different aspects of gender inequality vary by region and ethnicity. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 78678 JUN 01, 2013

Omar,Yumna; Vick,Brandon Corey Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Lao PDR : reducing vulnerability and increasing opportunity : Executive summary (Laotian)

Since the introduction of economic reforms in the mid-1980s, strong growth and development have lifted thousands of poor women and men out of poverty, changing traditional ways of life in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 74909 FEB 28, 2013

Rex, Helene Carlsson; Tanaka, Sonomi English Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Lao PDR : reducing vulnerability and increasing opportunity (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Since the introduction of economic reforms in the mid-1980s, strong growth and development have lifted thousands of poor women and men out of poverty, changing traditional ways of life in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 74909 JAN 09, 2013

Rex, Helene Carlsson; Tanaka, Sonomi Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Lao PDR : reducing vulnerability and increasing opportunity : Executive summary (English)

Since the introduction of economic reforms in the mid-1980s, strong growth and development have lifted thousands of poor women and men out of poverty, changing traditional ways of life in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 74909 JAN 09, 2013

Rex, Helene Carlsson; Tanaka, Sonomi Laotian Disclosed

Women`s economic empowerment in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Group’s gender action plan (GAP) trust fund has financed a series of programs to promote gender equality by empowering women to compete in key markets: land, labor, agriculture, finance and the private sector. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76117 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Papua New Guinea - Country gender assessment for the period 2011-2012 (English)

Papua New Guinea (PNG) became independent in 1976 as a constitutional parliamentary democracy. The country has four regions (Highlands, Islands, Momase and Southern) and 21 provinces including the autonomous region of Bougainville and two new provinces recently created in the southern and western parts of the highlands region. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 75580 DEC 31, 2012

Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (Russian)

The paper aims to provide an overview of the gender disparities in three major domains-human capital, labor market and entrepreneurship. In doing so, it builds on the framework of the World Bank's regional gender report opportunities for men and women: emerging Europe and Central Asia (World Bank, 2011) and the world development report on gender and development (World Bank, 2011). ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 72291 JUN 26, 2012

English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)

The paper aims to provide an overview of the gender disparities in three major domains-human capital, labor market and entrepreneurship. In doing so, it builds on the framework of the World Bank's regional gender report opportunities for men and women: emerging Europe and Central Asia (World Bank, 2011) and the world development report on gender and development (World Bank, 2011). ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 72291 JUN 26, 2012

Russian Disclosed

Gender and transport in the Middle East and North Africa region : case studies from the West Bank and Yemen (English)

Mobility is a major factor of access to economic resources, education, health, and other key elements influencing women's empowerment. In the Middle East and North Africa's countries, like in many other developing economies, women's mobility is constrained not only by the limited, sometimes unaffordable transport supply but also by social and cultural factors that frame women's access to the outside world and exacerbate the supply problem. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 54788 DEC 01, 2011

Disclosed

Understanding the dynamics of gender and nutrition in Bangladesh : implications for policy and programming (English)

During the past two decades, Bangladesh has made considerable progress in development, sustaining high rates of economic growth and reducing poverty rates by nine percent between 2000 and 2005. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 68913 JUL 01, 2010

Disclosed

Argentina - Gender equity in the private sector (English)

First tested in Mexico in 2003, and most recently applied in 2009 in Argentina, the World Bank has developed a model to incorporate gender equity into private sector organizations while simultaneously enhancing their business. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) AAA46 MAY 10, 2010

Spanish Disclosed

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Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97778 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment : Visages de la pauvrete a Madagascar : evaluation de la pauvrete, du genre, et de l'inegalite (French)
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APR 01, 2014 78131 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)
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MAR 30, 2014 76077 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Belarus - Country gender profile (English)
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MAR 03, 2014 76325 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Republic of the Philippines - Gender and development mainstreaming : country gender assessment 2012 (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 ACS7985 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 78131 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) French
Country gender assessment : economic participation, agency and access to justice in Jordan (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2013 ACS5158 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Country gender assessment : economic participation, agency and access to justice in Jordan (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 ACS5158 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) Arabic
Tajikistan - Country gender assessment (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 77920 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Montenegro - Gender diagnostic : gaps in endowments, access to economic opportunities, and agency (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78678 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Country gender assessment for Lao PDR : reducing vulnerability and increasing opportunity : Executive summary (Laotian)
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FEB 28, 2013 74909 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Country gender assessment for Lao PDR : reducing vulnerability and increasing opportunity (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 09, 2013 74909 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Country gender assessment for Lao PDR : reducing vulnerability and increasing opportunity : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 09, 2013 74909 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) Laotian
Women`s economic empowerment in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76117 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Papua New Guinea - Country gender assessment for the period 2011-2012 (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 75580 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Kyrgyz Republic - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (Russian)
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JUN 26, 2012 72291 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Kyrgyz Republic - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)
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JUN 26, 2012 72291 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) Russian
Gender and transport in the Middle East and North Africa region : case studies from the West Bank and Yemen (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 54788 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Understanding the dynamics of gender and nutrition in Bangladesh : implications for policy and programming (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 68913 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Argentina - Gender equity in the private sector (English)
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MAY 10, 2010 AAA46 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) Spanish