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Gender norms in flux : bride kidnapping and women’s civic participation in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

This exploratory small-scale, qualitative study examines the apparent backsliding on gender norms as evidenced in the Kyrgyz Republic by two observable behaviors: the rise of bride kidnapping and low women’s civic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 121927 DEC 06, 2017

Casabonne,Ursula; Muldoon,Ryan Patrick Disclosed

Women and tourism: designing for inclusion (English)

Many advancements have been made in empowerment of women, but women are still far from enjoying the same basic rights, privileges and benefits that men do. ... See More +

Working Paper 120477 OCT 01, 2017

Twining-Ward,Louise D; Zhou,Vera Disclosed

Haryana - Gender (English)

Women in Haryana record mixed progress. On a positive note, maternal mortality is low and improving. Although fewer adult women have secondary education compared to adult men, the young are seeing a narrower gap in schooling. ... See More +

Brief 119151 JUN 20, 2017

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Maharashtra - Gender (English)

Women and girls in Maharashtra have experienced mixed progress. On the bright side, maternal mortality in the state is low and declining. Moreover, women in Maharashtra are better educated than in many other states, with more girls going to school today and staying on longer. ... See More +

Brief 119251 JUN 20, 2017

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Punjab - Gender (English)

Women in Punjab record mixed progress. On the bright side, maternal mortality - already lower than the national average - is improving. And, although fewer adult women have secondary education compared to adult men, the gap in schooling between boys and girls is narrowing. ... See More +

Brief 119257 JUN 20, 2017

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Tamil Nadu - Gender (English)

Women in Tamil Nadu have experienced mixed progress. On the bright side, maternal mortality in the state is low and declining. Moreover, women in Tamil Nadu are better educated than in many other states, with more girls going to school today than before. ... See More +

Brief 119264 JUN 20, 2017

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West Bengal - Gender (English)

West Bengal has shown mixed progress on gender. On the one hand, maternal mortality in the state is low and declining. On the other hand, West Bengal’s child sex ratio, which is still above the national average, is declining. ... See More +

Brief 119337 JUN 20, 2017

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Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of to increase access to Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention programs and multi-sectoral response services by groups at risk in targeted districts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3286 APR 01, 2017

Fernandes,Patricia Maria Disclosed

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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Georgia - Economic costs of gender gaps in the labor market (English)

This report presents info graphical data on gender gap in education, health, social work, employment, labor market, and entrepreneurship.

Working Paper 112837 JAN 01, 2017

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Georgia country gender assessment 2016 (English)

After a decade of strong economic progress, Georgia was heavily affected by the global financial crisis in 2008-09. Between 2010 and 2014, the economy rebounded rapidly. ... See More +

Brief 112836 JAN 01, 2017

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Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)

Despite progress on women’s labor force participation in the past few decades, there remain persistent gender gaps across multiple dimensions of job quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 113175 JAN 01, 2017

Datta,Namita; Kotikula,Aphichoke Disclosed

A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)

The Gender Diagnostic: ‘A Snapshot of Gender in Brazil Today: Institutions, Outcomes, and a Closer Look at Racial and Geographic Differences Gender issues in Brazil’ highlights progress on gender equality in the country and lays out the main areas of persisting challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 112319 AUG 01, 2016

Gukovas,Renata Mayer; Muller,Miriam; Jaquetto Pereira,Ana Claudia; Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama Disclosed

Jordon and Lebanon - Country partnership framework FY2017-FY2022 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 107129 JUL 14, 2016

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Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : enivornmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (ESMP) for small public works activities in the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State (English)

The development objective of the State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project for Nigeria is to enhance employment opportunities and access to socio-economic services, while improving the public expenditure management systems in the four states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 108140 JUL 01, 2016

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Partnering for gender equality - World Bank Group annual gender trust funds program report 2016 (English)

In December of 2015 the World Bank Group (WBG) approved the first ever Strategy for Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth. The strategy recognizes that stronger and better-resourced efforts are needed to address key gaps between females and males in access to jobs and control over productive assets, and seeks to address this challenge by deepening the analytical and operational focus in these areas. ... See More +

Annual Report 110383 JUL 01, 2016

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Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)

The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) sits squarely at the intersection of policy and operations. Our aim is to enable project teams and policymakers to advocate for better gender integration from a position of evidence. ... See More +

Brief 106572 JUN 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Coleman,Rachel Dawn English Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy (December 2015) reflects changes in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 106181 MAY 27, 2016

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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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Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)

This brief has the analysis of gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh, India. Gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh are high and persistent. The state has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality. ... See More +

Brief 105885 MAY 20, 2016

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Gender norms in flux : bride kidnapping and women’s civic participation in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121927 Working Paper
Women and tourism: designing for inclusion (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120477 Working Paper
Haryana - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119151 Brief
Maharashtra - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119251 Brief
Punjab - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119257 Brief
Tamil Nadu - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119264 Brief
West Bengal - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119337 Brief
Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3286 Environmental Assessment
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
Georgia - Economic costs of gender gaps in the labor market (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112837 Working Paper
Georgia country gender assessment 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112836 Brief
Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113175 Working Paper
A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 112319 Working Paper
Jordon and Lebanon - Country partnership framework FY2017-FY2022 : chair summary (English)
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JUL 14, 2016 107129 Board Summary
Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : enivornmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (ESMP) for small public works activities in the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 108140 Environmental Assessment
Partnering for gender equality - World Bank Group annual gender trust funds program report 2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 110383 Annual Report
Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief English
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 106181 Board Report
Jharkhand - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105857 Brief
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief