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How to integrate gender issues in climate-smart agriculture projects : training module (English)

Climate change poses a huge threat to the agricultural sector and food security: about 75 percent of the world’s poor men and women live in rural areas and depend on agriculture, forestry, and fisheries for their livelihood. ... See More +

Working Paper 122208 OCT 02, 2017

Kononen,Minna Maria; Sisto, Ilaria; Sadler,Marc Peter; Karttunen,Anna Kaisa; Taivalmaa,Sanna Liisa Disclosed

Why measuring energy access for women makes smart business : the case of Lao PDR (English)

The Lao People's Democratic Republic, has scored a remarkable achievement. In just over twodecades, from 1995 to 2017, it managed to increase national access to electricity from 16 percent to more than 90percent of the population. ... See More +

Brief 120104 SEP 01, 2017

Buchhave,Helle; Mendizabal Joffre,Juana Veronica Guillermi Disclosed

Mini-grids and gender equality : inclusive design, better development outcomes : key issues, and potential actions (English)

This note is intended to serve as a quick reference guide for applying a gender lens to the design and implementation of a mini‐grid to enhance development outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 121841 FEB 01, 2017

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Case study : addressing gender-based violence with companies in Papua New Guinea (English)

In Papua New Guinea, gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread, with 94 percent of employers saying their staff has likely experi¬enced GBV. This violence affects women at home and at work. ... See More +

Working Paper 121540 JAN 01, 2017

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Employing women catalyzes change at a chemical plant in India (English)

Even as women make increasing strides in employment, many industries remain tacitly off limits. One hundred economies maintain gender-based job restrictions by law, reinforcing the informal social mores that make it difficult for women to enter traditionally male-dominated sectors, such as extractive industries, construction or heavy manufacturing. ... See More +

Working Paper 121537 JAN 01, 2017

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Executive briefing : the business case for gender-smart solutions in the private sector (English)

From developing talent to reaching new markets, a growing body of evidence captures ways companies can benefit from investing in women as leaders, employees, entrepreneurs, customers and community partners. ... See More +

Working Paper 121531 JAN 01, 2017

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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

Case study : Boyner Group's supply chain strengthens women in business (English)

In Turkey, only 16 percent of small and medium enterprises are majority-owned by women.1 If women participated fully in the labor force, the Turkish Gross National Income could increase by 22 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 121547 JAN 01, 2017

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Case study : NCS drives women's leadership in Papua New Guinea (English)

There are few places in the world with greater need, and opportunity, to promote gender-smart solutions for business than Papua New Guinea. Women participate in the formal sector at less than half the rate of me ... See More +

Working Paper 121541 JAN 01, 2017

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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

Mainstreaming gender and targeting women in inclusive insurance : perspectives and emerging lessons - a compendium of technical notes and case studies (English)

Mainstreaming gender and targeting women in inclusive insurance: perspectives and emerging lessons - a compendium of technical notes and case studies was prepared for the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) by the IFC Gender Secretariat, Finance and Markets, and the Financial Institutions Group, GIZ’s Sector Initiatives Social Protection and Global Initiative for Access to Insurance on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Women’s World Banking, in collaboration with the Access to Insurance Initiative and the Self-Employed Women’s Association. ... See More +

Working Paper 121550 SEP 01, 2016

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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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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

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Gender at a glance (English)

This brief focuses on gender in Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of. 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 100419 MAR 19, 2015

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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

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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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How to integrate gender issues in climate-smart agriculture projects : training module (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 122208 Working Paper
Why measuring energy access for women makes smart business : the case of Lao PDR (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120104 Brief
Mini-grids and gender equality : inclusive design, better development outcomes : key issues, and potential actions (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 121841 Working Paper
Case study : addressing gender-based violence with companies in Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121540 Working Paper
Employing women catalyzes change at a chemical plant in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121537 Working Paper
Executive briefing : the business case for gender-smart solutions in the private sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121531 Working Paper
Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115066 Brief
Case study : Boyner Group's supply chain strengthens women in business (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121547 Working Paper
Case study : NCS drives women's leadership in Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121541 Working Paper
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
Mainstreaming gender and targeting women in inclusive insurance : perspectives and emerging lessons - a compendium of technical notes and case studies (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 121550 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
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
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100419 Brief
Moldova - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100418 Brief
Romania - Gender at a glance (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 100421 Brief