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Country gender action plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the period FY2017 - FY2021 (English)

This country gender action plan (CGAP) is formulated to facilitate dialogue within the World Bank Group (WBG) and with the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) in addressing gender-related priorities in Lao PDR in order to achieve the goals set in the five-year national plan on promoting gender equality and the 8th national socio-economic development plan (NSEDP) 2016-2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 115142 FEB 13, 2017

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Vietnam - Support for Autonomous Higher Education Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan - Industrial university of Ho Chi Minh city (English)

The development objective of the Support for Autonomous Higher Education Project for Vietnam is to improve the quality of research, teaching, and management at selected universities and strengthen higher education system management. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2809 JAN 06, 2017

Nguyen,Nguyet Minh Disclosed

Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper examines gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills among a sample of more than 10,000 children between the ages of 6 and 9 in rural Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7833 SEP 26, 2016

Nakajima,Nozomi; Jung,Haeil; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Hasan,Amer; Kinnell,Angela; Brinkman,Sally Ann Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

International evidence indicates that keeping girls in school positively impacts their life trajectory and benefits the well-being of the next generation. ... See More +

Brief 106480 JUN 24, 2016

Mcconnell,Christin; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa Disclosed

Jharkhand - Gender (English)

Women face multiple barriers to progress in Jharkhand. The child sex ratio is higher than in mostLow Income States, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. ... See More +

Brief 105857 MAY 20, 2016

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Gender-dimensions of collective forest tenure reform in China (English)

The reform of China's collectively owned forest land, began in 2008, is arguably the largest land-reform undertaking in modern times in terms of area and people affected. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18496 MAY 01, 2016

Ren,Xin-000333444 Disclosed

Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)

In many countries today, primary and secondary school enrolment rates are the same for boys andgirls. Two-thirds of all countries have reached gender parity in primary enrolment. ... See More +

Brief 98450 APR 08, 2016

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Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Results in Education for All Children (REACH) : annual report 2015 (English)

The REACH Annual Report 2015 reports on REACH activities completed during the span of the calendar year 2015, marking the end of REACH’s Pilot Year. ... See More +

Annual Report 103692 FEB 05, 2016

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Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102788 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Ninis en la Republic Dominicana (Spanish)

Working Paper 102791 JAN 15, 2016

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Ninis in Uruguay (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102789 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Ninis en Honduras (Spanish)

Working Paper 102790 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

When do in-service teacher training and books improve student achievement ? experimental evidence from Mongolia (English)

This study presents evidence from a randomized control trial (RCT) in Mongolia on the impact of in-service teacher training and books, both as separate educational inputs and as a package. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7485 NOV 09, 2015

Fuje,Habtamu Neda; Tandon,Prateek Disclosed

Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)

This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey in 1997—which involved substantial investment in school infrastructure—on schooling outcomes and, in particular, on the equality of these outcomes between men and women, and urban and rural residents using the Turkish Demographic and Health Surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7377 JUL 24, 2015

Kırdar,Murat G.; Dayıoğlu,Meltem; Koç,İsmet Disclosed

Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)

Several studies explore the differences in men’s and women’s labor market participation rates and wages. Some of these differences have been linked to gender disparities in education attainment and access. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7269 MAY 21, 2015

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed Disclosed

Transcript of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, the new horizon in education, from access to quality at Korea (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on equity and learning in education that should be integral to our final push to end extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 101979 MAY 19, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 98570 MAY 01, 2015

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Country gender action plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the period FY2017 - FY2021 (English)
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FEB 13, 2017 115142 Working Paper
Vietnam - Support for Autonomous Higher Education Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan - Industrial university of Ho Chi Minh city (English)
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JAN 06, 2017 SFG2809 Environmental Assessment
Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7833 Policy Research Working Paper
Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106480 Brief
Jharkhand - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105857 Brief
Gender-dimensions of collective forest tenure reform in China (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS18496 Working Paper
Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)
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APR 08, 2016 98450 Brief
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Results in Education for All Children (REACH) : annual report 2015 (English)
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FEB 05, 2016 103692 Annual Report
Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102788 Working Paper
Ninis en la Republic Dominicana (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 102791 Working Paper
Ninis in Uruguay (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102789 Working Paper
Ninis en Honduras (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 102790 Working Paper
When do in-service teacher training and books improve student achievement ? experimental evidence from Mongolia (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 WPS7485 Policy Research Working Paper
Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 WPS7377 Policy Research Working Paper
Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 WPS7269 Policy Research Working Paper
Transcript of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, the new horizon in education, from access to quality at Korea (English)
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MAY 19, 2015 101979 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98570 Procurement Plan
Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Basic Education Support Project : procurement plan : Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Basic Education Support Project : procurement plan (French)
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APR 10, 2015 95925 Procurement Plan