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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

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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Banking on women : Gender intelligence for Banks - Moving the needle on gender equality (English)

The International Finance Corporation, IFC, is a member of the World Bank Group. IFC is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 118740 MAY 01, 2017

Hamm,Kathrin; Joseph,Roshin Mathai Disclosed

South Asia gender innovation lab : call for proposals (English)

The South Asia gender innovation lab was set up at the World Bank Group (WBG) in 2014 to expand evidence on what works towards addressing key gender challenges and reducing gender inequalities in the region. ... See More +

Brief 114803 NOV 07, 2016

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Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls' transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : full length baseline report (English)

This report summarizes the findings from a baseline survey conducted between October 2013 and January 2014 for the impact evaluation of the Sisters of Success (SOS) program in Monrovia, Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 108174 AUG 01, 2016

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Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)

This note summarizes the findings from the baseline survey for this impact evaluation, which was conducted between October 2013 and January 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 98322 AUG 01, 2016

Koroknay-Palicz,Tricia Disclosed

IEG results and performance of the World Bank Group 2016 : managing for development results - concept note (English)

Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is the annual review of what recent IEG evaluations reveal about the effectiveness of the World Bank Group (WBG), which includes IBRD/IDA, IFC, and MIGA, in addressing current and emerging development challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 108106 JUL 28, 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

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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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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Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)

The objective of this Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project is to raise awareness about, and improve response to, Gender Based Violence in Nepal. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2057 APR 12, 2016

Islam,Nadia Disclosed

Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation (English)

During the past two decades, the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) has been applied rapidly in Chinese cities. It has been upgraded gradually from a single-function application to a top-level designed resource-sharing platform, designed to improve public sector efficiency in the area of satisfying people’s travel needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 108278 JAN 01, 2016

Chinese Disclosed

评估性别影响的智能交通系统 (ITS) 2016 : Assessment of gender impacts of ITS 2016 (English)

The World Bank and China has over 30 years of partnership and this partnership has evolved over time. In the early years, the World Bank shared its global knowledge with China on infrastructure development and institutional capacity building, which contributed to shaping China’s modernization and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 108336 JAN 01, 2016

Chinese Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 (English)

Ukraine is currently classified as a lower-middle income country in 2014. The country experienced a sustained economic growth since the early 2000’s, being associated with a fast reduction in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 107673 JAN 01, 2016

Gerasymenko,Ganna; Maksymenko,Klavdiya Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 : Оцінка гендернихпитаньв україні 2016 (Ukrainian)

Ukraine is currently classified as a lower-middle income country in 2014. The country experienced a sustained economic growth since the early 2000’s, being associated with a fast reduction in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 107673 JAN 01, 2016

Gerasymenko,Ganna; Maksymenko,Klavdiya Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Research and literature review of challenges to women accessing digital financial services (English)

This report examines the current situation of financial exclusion for women globally, with a specific emphasis on the Pacific region. It aims to highlight the barriers and other exclusionary factors that women face in accessing formal financial services. ... See More +

Working Paper 117455 JAN 01, 2016

Pitcaithly,Lee-Anne; Biallas,Margarete O.; Japhta,Rubin; Murthy,Prashant Disclosed

The little data book on gender 2016 (English)

The Little Data Book on Gender 2016 is a quick reference for users interested in gender statistics. It presents sex-disaggregated data for more than 200 countries in a straightforward, country-by-country reference on education, health, access to economic opportunities, and public life and decision making. ... See More +

Publication 113645 DEC 28, 2015

Feng,Juan; Hiraga,Masako; Kashiwase,Haruna; Maeda,Hiroko; Prince,William C.; Serajuddin,Umar; Suzuki,Emi; Wolde,Dereje Ketema; Yang,Junhe Disclosed

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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
Haryana - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119151 Brief
Banking on women : Gender intelligence for Banks - Moving the needle on gender equality (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 118740 Working Paper
South Asia gender innovation lab : call for proposals (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 114803 Brief
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls' transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : full length baseline report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108174 Working Paper
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 98322 Working Paper
IEG results and performance of the World Bank Group 2016 : managing for development results - concept note (English)
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JUL 28, 2016 108106 Working Paper
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
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief
Chhattisgarh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105845 Brief
Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)
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APR 12, 2016 SFG2057 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108278 Working Paper Chinese
评估性别影响的智能交通系统 (ITS) 2016 : Assessment of gender impacts of ITS 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108336 Working Paper Chinese
Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 107673 Working Paper
Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 : Оцінка гендернихпитаньв україні 2016 (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2016 107673 Working Paper
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
Research and literature review of challenges to women accessing digital financial services (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 117455 Working Paper
The little data book on gender 2016 (English)
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DEC 28, 2015 113645 Publication