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Fast-Tracking Small Claims in Bosnia and Herzegovina : A Comparative Analysis and Reform Proposals (Bosnian)

The purpose of this report is to conduct a comparative analysis of the procedure for resolving small claims in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and provide recommendations to improve it, based on lessons learned from comparator jurisdictions: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Latvia and Slovenia. ... See More +

Report 141460 JUN 01, 2019

Osmanovic-Pasic,Zuhra; Petkova,Svetozara; Panzardi,Roberto O. English Disclosed

Fast-Tracking Small Claims in Bosnia and Herzegovina : A Comparative Analysis and Reform Proposals (English)

The purpose of this report is to conduct a comparative analysis of the procedure for resolving small claims in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and provide recommendations to improve it, based on lessons learned from comparator jurisdictions: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Latvia and Slovenia. ... See More +

Report 141460 JUN 01, 2019

Osmanovic-Pasic,Zuhra; Petkova,Svetozara; Panzardi,Roberto O. Bosnian Disclosed

The Inspection Panel : election of chairperson (English)

This report presents that, pursuant to paragraph 7 of Resolution International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) 93-10 and International Development Association (IDA) 93-6, the members of the Inspection Panel unanimously elected Ms. ... See More +

Board Report 125867 APR 24, 2018

Disclosed

A comparative analysis of laws on civil registration and vital statistics systems : Estonia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and South Korea (English)

If one lives in a society in which unique identification numbers (UINs) are assigned upon registration of birth and such registration almost always occurs immediately after birth and in which the UIN allows the individual to access the system of social welfare and services, it is hard to imagine that a person can exist without any state-recognized systematic registration process, but this is reality in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 121395 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU member states : Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU Member States (English)

The costs and long duration of court proceedings can be discouraging, and for the poor and micro and small enterprises (MSMEs) it can preclude access to justice entirely. ... See More +

Working Paper 112769 JAN 01, 2017

Harley,Georgia; Said,Agnes Cristiana Serbian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian Disclosed

Poverty and legal problems in Jordan : defining the relationship (English)

Jordanian citizens are no exception - a household survey conducted in Jordan in 2011 found that roughly 20 percent of families had a member experience a legal problem in the previous five years. ... See More +

Brief 99730 SEP 01, 2015

Prettitore,Paul Scott Disclosed

Ten years after Morocco's family code reforms : are gender gaps closing? (English)

In 2004, the Government of Morocco (GoM) made major amendments to its family code, known as the Moudawana, which covers personal status issues such as marriage, divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, and inheritance. ... See More +

Brief 90148 APR 01, 2014

Prettitore, Paul Disclosed

Building legal services from the ground up : learning from pilot initiatives in Jordan (English)

Like most governments, the Government of Jordan (GoJ) struggles with the provision of legal aid services - information, counseling, and representation by a lawyer - to the poor. ... See More +

Brief 119824 FEB 01, 2014

Prettitore,Paul Scott Disclosed

Building legal aid services from the ground up : learning from pilot initiatives in Jordan (English)

Like most governments, the Government of Jordan (GoJ) struggles with the provision of legal aid services, information, counseling and representation by a lawyer - to the poor. ... See More +

Brief 90143 JAN 01, 2014

Prettitore,Paul Scott Disclosed

Strengthening economic rights and women's occupational choice : the impact of reforming Ethiopia's family law (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of strengthening legal rights on the types of economic opportunities that are pursued. Ethiopia changed its family law, requiring both spouses' consent in the administration of marital property, removing the ability of a spouse to deny permission for the other to work outside the home, and raising women's minimum age of marriage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6695 NOV 01, 2013

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Gajigo, Ousman Disclosed

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

Although recent developments have increased interest in African land tenure, Rwanda's nation-wide Land Tenure Regularization (LTR) program is one of a few models to address these issues at the required scale. ... See More +

Brief 75560 SEP 01, 2011

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Increasing access to justice for women, the poor, and those living in remote areas : an Indonesian case study (English)

This briefing note outlines the reform process that produced these notable results, a process that began with targeted grassroots empowerment through engagement with PEKKA, an Indonesian civil society organization supporting women headed households. ... See More +

Brief 60213 MAR 01, 2011

Sumner, Cate; Zurstrassen, Matthew; Lister, Leisha Disclosed

Empowering women : legal rights and economic opportunities in Africa (English)

This book looks at the property rights and legal capacity of women, how and why they differ from those of men, and how these differences affect women's economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Women in Development and Gender Study 69772 JAN 01, 2011

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Why is son preference declining in South Korea ? the role of development and public policy, and the implications for China and India (English)

For years, South Korea presented the puzzling phenomenon of steeply rising sex ratios at birth despite rapid development, including in women's education and formal employment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4373 OCT 01, 2007

Chung, Woojin; Das Gupta, Monica Disclosed

Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Grenada (English)

Grenada has achieved some notable successes in its HIV response. But more could be done to protect the welfare, safety and security of children whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS. ... See More +

Working Paper 37204 JUL 01, 2006

Sealy-Burke, Jacqueline Disclosed

Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Saint Lucia (English)

Saint Lucia has achieved some notable successes in its HIV response. But more could be done to protect the welfare, safety and security of children whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS. ... See More +

Working Paper 32706 JUL 01, 2006

Sealy-Burke, Jacqueline Disclosed

Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Saint Lucia (English)

Saint Lucia has achieved some notable successes in its HIV response. But more could be done to protect the welfare, safety and security of children whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS. ... See More +

Working Paper 37206 JUL 01, 2006

Sealy-Burke, Jacqueline Disclosed

Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean recommendations for legal reform in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (English)

This report provides recommendations for legal reform to enhance the protection of children orphaned or made vulnerable by AIDS in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. ... See More +

Working Paper 37207 JUL 01, 2006

Sealy-Burke, Jacqueline Disclosed

Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (English)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has achieved some notable successes in its HIV response. But more could be done to protect the welfare, safety and security of children whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS. ... See More +

Working Paper 37704 JUL 01, 2006

Sealy-Burke, Jacqueline Disclosed

TV show increases awareness of legal rights in Armenia (English)

In October 2003, the Government of Armenia and the World Bank funded a television program called my right to provide Armenian society with information on legal rights. ... See More +

Brief 92424 JUL 22, 2005

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Fast-Tracking Small Claims in Bosnia and Herzegovina : A Comparative Analysis and Reform Proposals (Bosnian)
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JUN 01, 2019 141460 Report English
Fast-Tracking Small Claims in Bosnia and Herzegovina : A Comparative Analysis and Reform Proposals (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 141460 Report Bosnian
The Inspection Panel : election of chairperson (English)
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APR 24, 2018 125867 Board Report
A comparative analysis of laws on civil registration and vital statistics systems : Estonia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and South Korea (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121395 Working Paper
Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU member states : Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU Member States (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112769 Working Paper Serbian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian
Poverty and legal problems in Jordan : defining the relationship (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99730 Brief
Ten years after Morocco's family code reforms : are gender gaps closing? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 90148 Brief
Building legal services from the ground up : learning from pilot initiatives in Jordan (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 119824 Brief
Building legal aid services from the ground up : learning from pilot initiatives in Jordan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90143 Brief
Strengthening economic rights and women's occupational choice : the impact of reforming Ethiopia's family law (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6695 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 75560 Brief
Increasing access to justice for women, the poor, and those living in remote areas : an Indonesian case study (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 60213 Brief
Empowering women : legal rights and economic opportunities in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69772 Women in Development and Gender Study
Why is son preference declining in South Korea ? the role of development and public policy, and the implications for China and India (English)
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OCT 01, 2007 WPS4373 Policy Research Working Paper
Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Grenada (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 37204 Working Paper
Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Saint Lucia (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 32706 Working Paper
Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Saint Lucia (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 37206 Working Paper
Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean recommendations for legal reform in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 37207 Working Paper
Protecting children affected by AIDS in the Caribbean : recommendations for legal reform in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 37704 Working Paper
TV show increases awareness of legal rights in Armenia (English)
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JUL 22, 2005 92424 Brief