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Uganda economic update : tenth edition – accelerating Uganda's development : ending child marriage, educating girls (English)

Following decades of sustained economic growth during which Uganda made dramatic progresstowards poverty reduction, the country has recently experienced a period of economic growthslow down. ... See More +

Working Paper 121848 DEC 01, 2017

Mawejje,Joseph; Wodon,Quentin T.; Sebudde,Rachel K. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)

The evidence base has long demonstrated that girls' education is among the most significant factors associated with age at marriage, with an extensive body of literature documenting lower levels of schooling as being strongly linked with a lower age at marriage. ... See More +

Brief 116831 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : women's decision making and selected other impacts brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis on the impacts of child marriage on women's decision-making ability within the household, land ownership, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, and birth registrations. ... See More +

Brief 116833 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme Disclosed

Educate girls : improving the quality and outcomes of girls’ learning (English)

In India, women and girls, especially in rural areas, are particularly affected by illiteracy. The social enterprise educate girls works to reform the existing school framework and create community ownership of government schools to improve Indian girls’ enrollment, retention, and academic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 115130 APR 01, 2017

Agapitova,Natalia; Navarrete Moreno,Cristina Disclosed