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Health impact and effectiveness of distribution models for plastic latrine slabs in Kenya (English)

Brief 113227 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Empowering girls triggers their brothers to compete : Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in Uganda (English)

This brief has key messages through an experiment in Uganda, we find that empowering adolescent girls triggers a surge in their brothers’ competitiveness.Understanding preferences for competition is important because competitiveness is a predictor of labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 109367 OCT 01, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao Machado,Joao H. C.; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)

Skills development offers a range of benefits to out-of-school adolescent girls and alleviates a key obstacle to youth employment in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 106483 JUN 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth; Botea,Ioana Alexandra Disclosed

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106484 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth 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

Being fair, faring better : promoting equality of opportunity for marginalized Roma (English)

Many Roma are among the poorest and most vulnerable Europeans, facing poverty, exclusion, and discrimination. In European Union member countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) with substantial Roma populations, inequalities between Roma and non-Roma start early and are striking. ... See More +

Publication 102804 FEB 06, 2016

Gatti,Roberta V.; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Anan,Kosuke; Ferre,Celine; De Paz Nieves,Carmen Disclosed

Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)

This study examines the determinants of adolescent sexual behavior and fertility in Nigeria, with a special focus on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of adolescents aged 10-19 years old in Karu Local Government Authority (LGA), a peri-urban area near the capital city of Abuja. ... See More +

Working Paper 103667 JAN 31, 2016

Cortez,Rafael A.; Saadat,Seemeen; Marinda,Edmore; Odutolu,Oluwole Disclosed

Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)

The aim of the study is to better understand adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs in order to inform the design of interventions and policies that improve access to and use of adolescent SRH services in Niger. ... See More +

Working Paper 104964 JAN 01, 2016

Barroy,Helene; Cortez,Rafael A.; Le Jean,Nora; Wang,Hui-000453443 Disclosed

Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2015 (English)

Child mortality is a core indicator for child health and well-being. In 2000, world leaders agreed on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and called for reducing the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between 1990 and 2015 - known as the MDG 4 target. ... See More +

Annual Report 99335 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in El Salvador (English)

The aim of the study is to understand the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) behavior and determinants among adolescents in El Salvador using data from a survey of 1,258 adolescents’ aged 10-19 and 12 interviews with representatives from the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Education (MOE), nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and United Nation (UN) agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 102611 JUN 01, 2015

Cortez,Rafael A.; Revuelta, Karin-Annabela; Guirola, Yolanda Disclosed

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)

Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, and economic barriers to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) potential. ... See More +

Brief 96021 APR 01, 2015

Barroy,Helene; Cortez,Rafael A.; Karamoko,Djibrilla Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project : additional financing (English)

This paper addresses an additional financing made to Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project for Burkina Faso. The project development objective is to increase women and adolescent girls’ empowerment and their access to quality reproductive, child and maternal health services in selected areas of the participating countries, including the recipients' territory, and to improve regional knowledge generation and sharing as well as regional capacity and coordination. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1412 APR 01, 2015

Disclosed

Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Working Paper 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick,Nora Disclosed

Learning what works for better programs and policies : Argentina - can performance payments improve newborn health? (English)

Poor children face barriers to healthy development even before they are born. Their mothers may not have nutritious food or proper prenatal care, which can harm a baby’s brain development when it needs it most. ... See More +

Brief 95197 FEB 01, 2015

Gertler,Paul J.; Givagnoli, Paula; Martinez,Sebastian Disclosed

Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Working Paper 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick,Nora Disclosed

The spirit of boldness : lessons from the World Bank’s adolescent girls initiative (English)

The adolescent girl’s initiative (AGI) was motivated by the idea that vocational training and youth employment programs tailored to the needs of girls and young women can improve the economic empowerment and agency. ... See More +

Working Paper 100439 FEB 01, 2015

Cassaday,Kelly Ann; Chakravarty,Shubha; Fox,M. Louise; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth Disclosed

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010-2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93542 JAN 26, 2015

Cortez, Rafael; Yarger, Jennifer; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire Disclosed

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : childbearing (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010 - 2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93550 JAN 26, 2015

Yarger, Jennifer; Lara, Diana; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire Disclosed

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : family planning (English)

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's reproductive health action plan (RHAP) 2010-2015, which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93933 JAN 01, 2015

Yarger, Jennifer; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire; Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Material and reproductive health at a glance (English)

Sri Lanka is an island nation with a population of 20 million. In 2012, per capita income was US $2,923. From 2003 to 2012, the economy grew at 6.4 percent annually. ... See More +

Brief 93553 NOV 01, 2014

El-Saharty, Sameh; Ohno, Naoko; Sarker, Intissar; Secci, Federica; Vinodhani Navaratne, Kumari Disclosed

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Health impact and effectiveness of distribution models for plastic latrine slabs in Kenya (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113227 Brief
Empowering girls triggers their brothers to compete : Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in Uganda (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109367 Brief
Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106483 Brief
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106484 Brief
India - Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 PAD1630 Project Appraisal Document
Being fair, faring better : promoting equality of opportunity for marginalized Roma (English)
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FEB 06, 2016 102804 Publication
Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)
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JAN 31, 2016 103667 Working Paper
Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104964 Working Paper
Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2015 (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99335 Annual Report
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in El Salvador (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 102611 Working Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96021 Brief
Burkina Faso - Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1412 Project Paper
Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Working Paper
Learning what works for better programs and policies : Argentina - can performance payments improve newborn health? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95197 Brief
Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Working Paper
The spirit of boldness : lessons from the World Bank’s adolescent girls initiative (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 100439 Working Paper
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93542 Brief
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : childbearing (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93550 Brief
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : family planning (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93933 Brief
Sri Lanka - Material and reproductive health at a glance (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93553 Brief