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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

Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)

To assess the conventional view that assets uniformly improve childhood development through wealth effects, this paper tests whether different types of assets have different effects on child education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8071 MAY 22, 2017

Kafle,Kashi Ram; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Winter-Nelson,Alex Eugene Disclosed

Serbia - Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project for Serbia is to improve access to quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services, in particular for children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1802 JAN 30, 2017

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SABER in Action: Tunisia (English)

As Tunisia emerges from the Arab Spring, its new constitution explicitly recognizes the rights of the child and the responsibility of both the State and parents to act in the child’s best interest to guarantee dignity, healthcare, protection, and education. ... See More +

Brief 114303 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha Spanish Disclosed

Argentina - Children and Youth Protection Project : environmental assessment : Plan nacional para pueblos indígenas (Spanish)

The objectives of the Children and Youth Protection Project of Argentina are to 1) improve the targeting and coverage of Argentina's social protection programs that provide benefits to children and youth; 2) support the financing of the Family Allowances; 3) extend the coverage of the Universal Child Allowance; and 4) improve the transparency in the implementation of social protection policies in Argentina. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2117 MAY 01, 2016

Rios Centeno,Silvestre Disclosed

Child labour and the youth decent work deficit in Ghana : inter-agency country report (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labour and the youth decent work deficit will be critical to Ghana’s progress towards realising its broader social development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 106064 APR 08, 2016

Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in the Republic of Congo (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in the Republic of Congo. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 34.0 percent, and it has decreased only slightly over time. ... See More +

Brief 105914 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Pakistan (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Pakistan. Measures of child marriage remain substantial. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 18.7 percent, but it has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106415 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Zambia (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Zambia. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 28.5 percent, but it has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106423 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview : Le double défi du travail des enfants et de la marginalisation scolaire dans la région de la CEDEAO : vue d'ensemble (French)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization will be critical to progress towards the millennium development goals in the Economic commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 103602 JAN 01, 2016

Rosati,Furio Camillo; Breglia,Maria Gabriella; Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Valdivia,Cristina Aurora Disclosed

The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization will be critical to progress towards the millennium development goals in the Economic commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 103602 JAN 01, 2016

Rosati,Furio Camillo; Breglia,Maria Gabriella; Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Valdivia,Cristina Aurora Disclosed

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Early childhood development (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Macedonia and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 105031 DEC 31, 2015

Adams,Lindsay Sarah Disclosed

The heterogeneous effects of a food price crisis on child school enrolment and labor : evidence from Pakistan (English)

Using a panel survey, this paper investigates how food price increase in Pakistan in 2008–2010affects children’s school enrollment and labor. The causal identification relies on thegeographical variations in food (wheat) price. ... See More +

Journal Article 104049 NOV 11, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Hong,Seo Yeon; Scott,Kinnon Disclosed

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

The development objective of the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) for Floating Villages Project for Cambodia is to improve access to quality ECCD services through community and home-based programs for 0 to 5-year-olds, particularly for those from disadvantaged backgrounds, in the targeted areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 88379 OCT 21, 2015

Disclosed

Child labor and youth employment in the Honduras : Entender el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil en Honduras (Spanish)

Working Paper 103606 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)

The sub-committee (SC) of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) considered independent evaluation group’s (IEG’s) evaluation entitled, World Bank (WB) support to early childhood development (ECD) and draft management response. ... See More +

Board Report 97218 JUN 09, 2015

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 98570 MAY 01, 2015

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
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
Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8071 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project (English)
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JAN 30, 2017 PAD1802 Project Appraisal Document
SABER in Action: Tunisia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114303 Brief
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief Spanish
Argentina - Children and Youth Protection Project : environmental assessment : Plan nacional para pueblos indígenas (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2117 Environmental Assessment
Child labour and the youth decent work deficit in Ghana : inter-agency country report (English)
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APR 08, 2016 106064 Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in the Republic of Congo (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105914 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Pakistan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106415 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Zambia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106423 Brief
The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview : Le double défi du travail des enfants et de la marginalisation scolaire dans la région de la CEDEAO : vue d'ensemble (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 103602 Working Paper
The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103602 Working Paper
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Early childhood development (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 105031 Working Paper
The heterogeneous effects of a food price crisis on child school enrolment and labor : evidence from Pakistan (English)
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NOV 11, 2015 104049 Journal Article
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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OCT 21, 2015 88379 Project Appraisal Document
Child labor and youth employment in the Honduras : Entender el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil en Honduras (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2015 103606 Working Paper
Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 97218 Board Report
Priorities and roles of public actors in the fight against child labor : Priorités et rôles des acteurs publics dans la lutte contre le travail des enfants (French)
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JUN 01, 2015 103604 Working Paper
SABER early childhood development country report : Tunisia 2015 : Rapport du pays de développement de la petite enfance SABER : Tunisie 2015 (French)
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JUN 01, 2015 114297 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98570 Procurement Plan