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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

Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (French)

The study in Togo reveals that psychology-based entrepreneur training (personal initiative training) increases firm profits by 30 percent, compared to a statistically insignificant increase for traditional business training. ... See More +

Brief 120303 OCT 01, 2017

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

Progress towards gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region (English)

Progress towards gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MNA) region is a descriptive note on progress and gaps towards gender equality and women’s empowerment in the region, produced to provide the situational context to the World Bank Group’s regional gender action plan (RGAP) FY18-23. ... See More +

Working Paper 121679 SEP 01, 2017

Lundvall,Jonna Maria; Constant,Samantha M.; Atamanov,Aziz; De Paz Nieves,Carmen Disclosed

Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure in security in Malawi’s customary tenure systems (English)

In most African countries, land access continues to be governed by customary tenure systems. These have long been argued to provide high levels of tenure security and flexibility at a cost well below that of ‘modern’ arrangements. ... See More +

Brief 122472 SEP 01, 2017

Holden,Stein Terje; Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang 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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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

Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi (English)

It has long been recognized that household decision-making may not result in outcomes consistent with the unitary household model. Within the collective bargaining framework, consumption decisions would be driven by the spouse with greater bargaining power, while the outcomes would still be Pareto efficient. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8043 APR 26, 2017

Mccarthy,Nancy; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

Measuring gender equality (English)

Gender equality is a core development objective in its own right and also smart development policy and business practice. No society can develop sustainably without giving men and women equal power to shape their own lives and contribute to their families, communities, and countries. ... See More +

Publication 114430 APR 10, 2017

Posadas,Josefina; Paci,Pierella; Sajaia,Zurab; Lokshin,Michael M. Disclosed

The South Asia gender innovation lab : generating evidence for improved operations and policy (English)

Set up in 2014, the South Asia gender innovation lab (GIL) develops and uses robust diagnostic tools to better understand the gender impact of development activities, identify, and evaluate innovative mechanisms to enhance gender outcomes, and facilitate their incorporation into policy and operations to address gender inequities in the South Asia region. ... See More +

Brief 114802 APR 07, 2017

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Gender and agricultural risk : a gendered approach to agricultural risk assessments and management strategies (English)

The objective of this paper is to develop an approach for integrating a gender dimension into Agricultural Sector Risk Assessments (ASRAs). The focus is on the approach because both agricultural risk and gender issues are contextual, thus the outcomes of a gender-based risk assessment are highly dependent on the social, cultural, geo-graphic, and economic contexts of the setting in which the assessment is applied. ... See More +

Working Paper 114272 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

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

At a moment when accelerating access to modern and clean forms of energy is considered critical todevelopment, gender equality—beyond its intrinsic value as a core development objective—isincreasingly recognized as smart economics (World Bank 2011). ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117350 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

India - Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan of Kachhpura (English)

The primary objective of the Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project is to ensure that the project addresses the adverse impacts on the livelihood of the people and that nobody is left worse- off after project implement and all local inhabitants, including those affected by the project, have access to project benefits, both during the construction as well as operation phase of the project. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2581 OCT 20, 2016

Narayanan,Lakshmi Disclosed

Empowering girls triggers their brothers to compete : Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in Uganda (English)

This brief has key messages through an experiment in Uganda, we find that empowering adolescent girls triggers a surge in their brothers’ competitiveness.Understanding preferences for competition is important because competitiveness is a predictor of labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 109367 OCT 01, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao Machado,Joao H. C.; Vasilaky,Kathryn 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
Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (French)
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OCT 01, 2017 120303 Brief English
Progress towards gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121679 Working Paper
Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure in security in Malawi’s customary tenure systems (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 122472 Brief
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
Banking on women : Gender intelligence for Banks - Moving the needle on gender equality (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 118740 Working Paper
Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8043 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring gender equality (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114430 Publication
The South Asia gender innovation lab : generating evidence for improved operations and policy (English)
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APR 07, 2017 114802 Brief
Gender and agricultural risk : a gendered approach to agricultural risk assessments and management strategies (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114272 Working Paper
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
Getting to gender equality in energy infrastructure : lessons from electricity generation transmission, and distribution projects (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 117350 ESMAP 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
India - Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan of Kachhpura (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 SFG2581 Resettlement Plan
Empowering girls triggers their brothers to compete : Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in Uganda (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109367 Brief