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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

Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes in this series on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. ... See More +

Brief 120586 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali French Disclosed

Situation économique en Côte d’Ivoire : et si l’emergence était une femme? (French)

Le dernier rapport sur la situation économique de la Côte d`Ivoire constate qu'en 2016 et pendant les premiers mois de 2017, le pays a continué d'enregistrer une croissance économique parmi les plus fortes du continent africain. ... See More +

Working Paper 117223 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Tunisia - Technical assistance for enhancing the social protection and labor system while promoting socioeconomic inclusion of the poor and vulnerable : Completion report FY16-17 (English)

This completion reports on completed deliverables and related results bythe advisory and knowledge service “Enhancing the Social Protection and Labor System while Promoting Socioeconomic Inclusion of the Poor and Vulnerable in Tunisia” over the period March 2016 - March 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 116432 JUN 15, 2017

El-Azzazi,Maya Disclosed

Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Thai)

In almost every country, stigma against a non normative sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) fuels the social exclusion of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. ... See More +

Working Paper 114995 MAY 17, 2017

English Disclosed

The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)

Since the 1990s, India has seen robust economic growth, rising wages, steady fertility decline, increased urbanization, and expanded educational attainment for males and females. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8004 MAR 14, 2017

Das,Maitreyi B; Zumbyte,Ieva Disclosed

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? : Dapatkah layanan pengasuhan anak meningkatkan hasil bursa kerja perempuan di Indonesia? (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta English Disclosed

Uganda - Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable and marginalized people’s action plan (English)

The development objective of Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF3) Project is to contribute to increased incomes for poor and vulnerable households, to expand livelihood support, and to enhance basic system for social protection in Northern and North-Eastern Uganda. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3800 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Stories of impact : increasing women’s role in disaster risk management across India (English)

Between 2013 and 2015, India experienced more than six major natural disasters across six states, including floods, landslides, drought, and cyclones. ... See More +

Brief 115050 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (English)

In almost every country, stigma against a non normative sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) fuels the social exclusion of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. ... See More +

Working Paper 114995 JAN 01, 2017

Thai Disclosed

Afghanistan - Women’ s Economic Empowerment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework for supporting the women’ s economic empowerment plan (English)

The development objective of Women’ s Economic Empowerment Project for Afghanistan is to increase women's participation in business support services and income-generating activities in pilot areas of Afghanistan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2759 NOV 01, 2016

Morton,Matthew H. Disclosed

BLC Bank - Lebanon : leading in banking on women - a study (English)

The overall objective of this study is to learn about the impact of International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Banking on Women (BoW) Program in the Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) through BLC Bank of Lebanon. ... See More +

Working Paper 109542 AUG 31, 2016

Mccartney,Andrew Charles; Yamamoto,Chiaki; Korayem,Manar Ahmed Zaki Mahmoud Zaki; Ioffe Kasher,Olga Y.; Joseph,Roshin Mathai; Essmat,Sammar; Y. Tilyayev,Ulugbek Disclosed

Jharkhand - Gender (English)

Women face multiple barriers to progress in Jharkhand. The child sex ratio is higher than in mostLow Income States, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. ... See More +

Brief 105857 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Health in Africa initiative and its impact on women-owned private health enterprises in Ghana (English)

The World Bank Group in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, established the Health in Africa (HIA) Initiative in 2008. Its mission is to catalyze sustained improvements among the poor in Africa by increasing access to quality private sector health-related goods and services as well as to provide financial protection against the impoverishing effects of illness. ... See More +

Brief 108032 MAY 01, 2016

Seddoh,Anthony Theophilus; Islam,Syed Estem Dadul; Olayo,Bernard O.; Rogo,Khama Odera Disclosed

Banking on women in Egypt : innovations in the banking industry - workshop report (English)

The women’s banking market has tremendous economic potential in Egypt, with an estimated credit demand of 283 million dollars among women-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Working Paper 109539 MAR 01, 2016

Korayem,Manar Ahmed Zaki Mahmoud Zaki Disclosed

Encouraging women’s contribution to resilient cities (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been affected by 388 disasters in the past 35 years. The number of natural disaster in the region has nearly tripled since 1980. ... See More +

Brief 103270 JAN 01, 2016

Rahman,Shaela Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : Hallazgos principales (Spanish)

Legal gender differences are widespread: 155 of the 173 economies covered have at least one law impeding women’s economic opportunities. The total number of legal gender differences across 173 economies is 943. ... See More +

Publication 99454 JAN 01, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : Principales conclusions (French)

Legal gender differences are widespread: 155 of the 173 economies covered have at least one law impeding women’s economic opportunities. The total number of legal gender differences across 173 economies is 943. ... See More +

Publication 99454 JAN 01, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : основные выводы (Russian)

Legal gender differences are widespread: 155 of the 173 economies covered have at least one law impeding women’s economic opportunities. The total number of legal gender differences across 173 economies is 943. ... See More +

Publication 99454 JAN 01, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : Principais resultados (Portuguese)

Legal gender differences are widespread: 155 of the 173 economies covered have at least one law impeding women’s economic opportunities. The total number of legal gender differences across 173 economies is 943. ... See More +

Publication 99454 JAN 01, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah 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
Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120586 Brief French
Situation économique en Côte d’Ivoire : et si l’emergence était une femme? (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 117223 Working Paper
Tunisia - Technical assistance for enhancing the social protection and labor system while promoting socioeconomic inclusion of the poor and vulnerable : Completion report FY16-17 (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 116432 Working Paper
Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Thai)
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MAY 17, 2017 114995 Working Paper English
The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8004 Policy Research Working Paper
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? : Dapatkah layanan pengasuhan anak meningkatkan hasil bursa kerja perempuan di Indonesia? (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief English
Uganda - Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable and marginalized people’s action plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3800 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Stories of impact : increasing women’s role in disaster risk management across India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115050 Brief
Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114995 Working Paper Thai
Afghanistan - Women’ s Economic Empowerment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework for supporting the women’ s economic empowerment plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 SFG2759 Environmental Assessment
BLC Bank - Lebanon : leading in banking on women - a study (English)
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AUG 31, 2016 109542 Working Paper
Jharkhand - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105857 Brief
Health in Africa initiative and its impact on women-owned private health enterprises in Ghana (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 108032 Brief
Banking on women in Egypt : innovations in the banking industry - workshop report (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 109539 Working Paper
Encouraging women’s contribution to resilient cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103270 Brief
Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : Hallazgos principales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2016 99454 Publication
Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : Principales conclusions (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 99454 Publication
Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : основные выводы (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2016 99454 Publication
Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal (Vol. 2) : Principais resultados (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2016 99454 Publication