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Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)

More than 1.1 billion people globally lack access to electricity, and 2.9 billion lack access to clean cooking fuels. Why does gender matter in access to energy services? ... See More +

Brief 115066 JAN 01, 2017

Dutta,Soma; Kooijman, Annemarije; Cecelski,Elizabeth W. Disclosed

Residential electricity subsidies in Pakistan : targeting, welfare impacts, and options for reform (English)

This paper examines the economic and social implications of the current system of residential electricity subsidies in Pakistan, and assesses the potential to improve the system's outcomes through alternative targeting and program design. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7912 DEC 13, 2016

Walker,Thomas; Canpolat,Ezgi; Khan,Farah Khalid; Kryeziu,Adea Disclosed

Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)

Analysis of household expenditure surveys since 2008 in 22 Sub-Saharan African countries shows that one-third of all people use electricity. As expected, users are disproportionately urban and rich. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7789 AUG 09, 2016

Kojima,Masami; Zhou,Xin; Han,Jeesun; De Wit,Joerie Frederik; Bacon,Robert W.; Trimble,Christopher Philip Disclosed

Chhattisgarh - Gender (English)

Chhattisgarh has made mixed progress on gender. While the child sex ratio in the state is higher than in most other states, it is declining. Maternal health is poor, but has seen improvement. ... See More +

Brief 105845 MAY 20, 2016

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Rajasthan - Gender (English)

Women and girls in Rajasthan face persistent barriers to progress. The child sex ratio is amongthe lowest in India, and is declining. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. ... See More +

Brief 105880 MAY 20, 2016

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Gender action plan : 2016-2021 (English)

GFDRR is bolstering both its commitment to and capacity for integrating gender issues into its climate and disaster risk management efforts. GFDRR’s gender strategy is an overarching plan that emerges from and is driven by the Inclusive Community Resilience (ICR) program but is applied across the GFDRR portfolio. ... See More +

Working Paper 114422 JAN 01, 2016

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Africa gender innovation lab : Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) (English)

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 JAN 01, 2016

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

Costing the gender gap (English)

In sub-Saharan Africa women comprise a large proportion of the agricultural labor force, yet they are consistently found to be less productive than male farmers. ... See More +

Brief 101723 DEC 01, 2015

Goldstein,Markus P.; Westman, Moa; Torkelsson,Asa Britta Disclosed

World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) : mid-term review (English)

This mid-term review of the World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) used relevant gender and development and impact evaluation literature, results of two GIL-administered short surveys, and 30 individual interviews plus a team group interview to examine GIL’s main outputs and assess how well GIL’s processes and activities are structured to facilitate research uptake and influence policy regarding gender issues in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 105639 NOV 01, 2015

Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Furst Nichols,Rebecca Leigh Disclosed

Improving gender equality and rural livelihoods in Senegal through sustainable and participatory energy management : Senegal's PROGEDE II Project (English)

Launched in 2011, the Second Sustainable and Participatory Energy Management Project (PROGEDE II) for Senegal has been hailed for effectively mainstreaming a gender perspective into an energy project. ... See More +

Brief 97844 JUN 01, 2015

Hammond,Alicia Samantha; Schomer,Inka Ivette; Ngom,Alassane; Seck,Awa; Janik,Vanessa Lopes Disclosed

The impact of war on Somali men : an inception study (English)

This report summarizes findings from the inception phase of the research project The Impact of War on Somali Men (IWM) undertaken by the Rift Valley Institute (RVI)1 between December 2013 and May 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 114315 MAY 01, 2015

Gardner, Judith; El-Bushra, Judy Disclosed

Kosovo - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Kosovo. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100408 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Croatia - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Croatia. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100412 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Moldova - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Moldova. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100418 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Slovak Republic - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Slovak Republic. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100424 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Belarus - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Belarus. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100404 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Slovenia - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Slovenia. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100425 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Ukraine - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Ukraine. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100429 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Turkmenistan - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Turkmenistan. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100427 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

Romania - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Romania. The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. ... See More +

Brief 100421 MAR 19, 2015

Disclosed

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Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115066 Brief
Residential electricity subsidies in Pakistan : targeting, welfare impacts, and options for reform (English)
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DEC 13, 2016 WPS7912 Policy Research Working Paper
Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)
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AUG 09, 2016 WPS7789 Policy Research Working Paper
Chhattisgarh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105845 Brief
Rajasthan - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105880 Brief
Gender action plan : 2016-2021 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114422 Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106572 Brief French
Costing the gender gap (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101723 Brief
World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) : mid-term review (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 105639 Working Paper
Improving gender equality and rural livelihoods in Senegal through sustainable and participatory energy management : Senegal's PROGEDE II Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97844 Brief
The impact of war on Somali men : an inception study (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 114315 Working Paper
Kosovo - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100408 Brief
Croatia - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100412 Brief
Moldova - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100418 Brief
Slovak Republic - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100424 Brief
Belarus - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100404 Brief
Slovenia - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100425 Brief
Ukraine - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100429 Brief
Turkmenistan - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100427 Brief
Romania - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100421 Brief