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Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes in this series on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. ... See More +

Brief 120586 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali French Disclosed

Situation économique en Côte d’Ivoire : et si l’emergence était une femme? (French)

Le dernier rapport sur la situation économique de la Côte d`Ivoire constate qu'en 2016 et pendant les premiers mois de 2017, le pays a continué d'enregistrer une croissance économique parmi les plus fortes du continent africain. ... See More +

Working Paper 117223 JUL 01, 2017

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Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAY 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian Disclosed

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? : Dapatkah layanan pengasuhan anak meningkatkan hasil bursa kerja perempuan di Indonesia? (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta English Disclosed

Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)

Despite progress on women’s labor force participation in the past few decades, there remain persistent gender gaps across multiple dimensions of job quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 113175 JAN 01, 2017

Datta,Namita; Kotikula,Aphichoke Disclosed

She for shield : insure women to better protect all (English)

The insurance industry plays an important role in the growth and stability of the global economy, providing individual, family, and community level protection against economic, social, and environmental shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 114402 JAN 01, 2017

Grown,Caren; Porter-Peschka, Mary; Louat, Natalie; Kolb,Henriette; Olivier, Gaelle; Wattez-Richard, Garance Disclosed

Getting to work : unlocking women's potential in Sri Lanka's labor force (English)

Sri Lanka has the 14th-largest gender gap in labor force participation globally: 36 percent forwomen versus 75 percent for men in 2016.Despite significant progress in women’s health and education, female labor force participation in Sri Lanka has remained consistently below middle income country averages and even declined in recent years. ... See More +

Brief 121300 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Case study : banking on women entrepreneurs pays dividends at BLC Bank (English)

The small- and medium-enterprise (SME) sector in Lebanon is a powerful economic force, accounting for 97 percent of all enterprises and employing more than half of the nation’s workforce. ... See More +

Working Paper 121527 JAN 01, 2017

Murti,Bhattiprolu Balachandra Disclosed

Afghanistan - Women’ s Economic Empowerment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework for supporting the women’ s economic empowerment plan (English)

The development objective of Women’ s Economic Empowerment Project for Afghanistan is to increase women's participation in business support services and income-generating activities in pilot areas of Afghanistan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2759 NOV 01, 2016

Morton,Matthew H. Disclosed

Garanti Bank Romania : striving to lead - a study on women in banking : Learning study on impact of banking on women programs in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa (English)

The overall objective of this study is to learn about the results of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) “Banking on Women Program” (BoW) in Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East (EMENA). ... See More +

Working Paper 109545 OCT 19, 2016

Mccartney,Andrew Charles; Yamamoto,Chiaki; Korayem,Manar Ahmed Zaki Mahmoud Zaki; Ioffe Kasher,Olga Y.; Joseph,Roshin Mathai; Essmat,Sammar; Tilyayev,Ulugbek Yusufdjanovich Disclosed

Ethiopia women in agribusiness leaders network : impact evaluation midline report (English)

The World Bank's Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) conducted an impact evaluation of the Women in Agribusiness Leaders Network (WALN) through a randomized control trial (RCT). ... See More +

Working Paper 110294 OCT 01, 2016

Hailemicheal,Adiam Hagos; Gustav Bastian,Gautam; Mehrab Bin Bakhtiar,Mohammed Disclosed

From learning to earning : an impact evaluation of the Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) entrepreneurship training (English)

Business and entrepreneurship training programs have become popular interventions intended to boost the profits of small businesses around the world. ... See More +

Brief 108547 SEP 01, 2016

Alibhai,Aly Salman; Buehren,Niklas; Papineni,Sreelakshmi Disclosed

BLC Bank - Lebanon : leading in banking on women - a study (English)

The overall objective of this study is to learn about the impact of International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Banking on Women (BoW) Program in the Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) through BLC Bank of Lebanon. ... See More +

Working Paper 109542 AUG 31, 2016

Mccartney,Andrew Charles; Yamamoto,Chiaki; Korayem,Manar Ahmed Zaki Mahmoud Zaki; Ioffe Kasher,Olga Y.; Joseph,Roshin Mathai; Essmat,Sammar; Y. Tilyayev,Ulugbek Disclosed

India - Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project (English)

The development objective of Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Project in India is to improve completion of market-driven skills training and secondary education for adolescent girls and young women in select districts of Jharkhand. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1630 MAY 27, 2016

Disclosed

Jordan - Enhancing Community-Driven Legal Aid Services to the Poor Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 103862 MAR 07, 2016

Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in Guinea (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Guinea. Measures of early childbirth are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who had their first child before 18 is 41.0 percent and it has slightly increased over time. ... See More +

Brief 105927 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Egypt (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Egypt. Measures of child marriage are very high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 16.5 percent and it has declined over time. ... See More +

Brief 105920 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Securing property rights for women and men in rural Benin (English)

Women in Sub-Saharan Africa are less likely than men to own land. They also use less land and have lower tenure security over the land that they use. ... See More +

Brief 103188 FEB 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Houngbedji,Kenneth; Kondylis,Florence; O'Sullivan,Michael B.; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) : main report (English)

This engagement note in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) aims to identify entry points that respond to the strategic goals and country development priorities announced by GCC member states. ... See More +

Working Paper 105816 FEB 01, 2016

Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

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Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120586 Brief French
Situation économique en Côte d’Ivoire : et si l’emergence était une femme? (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 117223 Working Paper
Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? : Dapatkah layanan pengasuhan anak meningkatkan hasil bursa kerja perempuan di Indonesia? (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief English
Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113175 Working Paper
She for shield : insure women to better protect all (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114402 Working Paper
Getting to work : unlocking women's potential in Sri Lanka's labor force (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121300 Brief
Case study : banking on women entrepreneurs pays dividends at BLC Bank (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121527 Working Paper
Afghanistan - Women’ s Economic Empowerment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework for supporting the women’ s economic empowerment plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 SFG2759 Environmental Assessment
Garanti Bank Romania : striving to lead - a study on women in banking : Learning study on impact of banking on women programs in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa (English)
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OCT 19, 2016 109545 Working Paper
Ethiopia women in agribusiness leaders network : impact evaluation midline report (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 110294 Working Paper
From learning to earning : an impact evaluation of the Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) entrepreneurship training (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108547 Brief
BLC Bank - Lebanon : leading in banking on women - a study (English)
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AUG 31, 2016 109542 Working Paper
India - Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 PAD1630 Project Appraisal Document
Jordan - Enhancing Community-Driven Legal Aid Services to the Poor Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 07, 2016 103862 Procurement Plan
Basic profile of early childbirth in Guinea (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105927 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Egypt (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105920 Brief
Securing property rights for women and men in rural Benin (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103188 Brief
Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) : main report (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 105816 Working Paper