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Getting to gender equality in energy infrastructure : lessons from electricity generation,transmission, and distribution projects (English)

Getting to Gender Equality in Electricity Infrastructure: Lessons from Electricity Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Projects examines the social and gender footprint of large-scale electricity generation, transmission, and distribution projects to establish a foundation on which further research and replication of good practices can be built. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 122887 JAN 19, 2018

Orlando,Maria Beatriz; Janik,Vanessa Lopes; Vaidya,Pranav; Angelou, Nicolina; Zumbyte,Ieva; Adams,Norma Disclosed

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

Muldoon,Ryan Patrick; Casabonne,Ursula Disclosed

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

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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Himachal Pradesh - Gender (English)

Himachal Pradesh has made good progress on gender issues. Women complete higher levels of secondary school than in many other states. Moreover, gender gaps in schooling are closing. ... See More +

Brief 119178 JUN 20, 2017

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Assam - Gender (English)

There is mixed progress for women in Assam. The child sex ratio is higher than in most other states, but is declining. And, although maternal mortality rates in Assam have improved, they are still the highest in the country. ... See More +

Brief 119137 JUN 20, 2017

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India development update : unlocking women’s potential (English)

India has among the lowest female labor force participation rates (LFPRs) in the world. In particular, low female LFPR is a drag on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and an obstacle towards reaching a higher growth path. ... See More +

Working Paper 115297 MAY 01, 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

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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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 : gender smart solutions reduce employee absenteeism and turnover in Solomon Islands (English)

SolTuna is the only tuna-processing facility in Solomon Islands, a country where the tuna industry accounts for 18 percent of gross domestic product. ... See More +

Working Paper 121543 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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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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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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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

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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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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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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Getting to gender equality in energy infrastructure : lessons from electricity generation,transmission, and distribution projects (English)
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JAN 19, 2018 122887 ESMAP Paper
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
How to integrate gender issues in climate-smart agriculture projects : training module (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 122208 Working Paper
Haryana - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119151 Brief
Himachal Pradesh - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119178 Brief
Assam - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119137 Brief
India development update : unlocking women’s potential (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115297 Working Paper
Banking on women : Gender intelligence for Banks - Moving the needle on gender equality (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 118740 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
Case study : Boyner Group's supply chain strengthens women in business (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121547 Working Paper
Case study : gender smart solutions reduce employee absenteeism and turnover in Solomon Islands (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121543 Working Paper
Case study : NCS drives women's leadership in Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121541 Working Paper
South Asia gender innovation lab : call for proposals (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 114803 Brief
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
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
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
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
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief