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Egypt youth engagement : summary note (English)

Egypt is a country of mostly young people, many of which were decisive in bringing about political change in recent years. As a country of 90 million, with half the population under 25 years of age, Egypt is home to the largest youth population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22455 JUN 30, 2017

Lechtenfeld,Tobias 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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South Asia regional gender action plan (RGAP): FY16-FY21 - June 2016 (English)

The South Asia Regional Gender Action Plan FY 16-21 (RGAP) applies a gender lens to the World Bank Group (WBG's) work in the region. In doing so, it outlines a path to enhance the potential of women and men as agents of change towards WBG`s twin goals of poverty reduction and shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 112879 JUN 01, 2016

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Increasing citizen agency through deliberation (English)

Development is not only a matter of technocratic solutions prescribed by international organizations. Increasing development effectiveness means including in the process of policy making the perspectives of those who are most in need of aid. ... See More +

Brief 104093 JAN 01, 2016

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Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de educación (Spanish)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls' enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung English Disclosed

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de gestión del riesgo de desastres (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92967 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer English Disclosed

Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (English)

This report on voice and agency, which builds on the 2012 World Development Report, focuses on several areas key to women's empowerment: freedom from violence, control over sexual and reproductive health and rights, ownership and control of land and housing, and voice and collective action. ... See More +

Publication 91161 OCT 01, 2014

Hanmer,Lucia C.; Hasan,Tazeen; Klugman,Jeni G.; Mccleary-Sills,Jennifer Diane; Santamaria Bonilla,Julieth Andrea; Twigg,Sarah Disclosed

Engaging youth through community-driven development objectives : experiences, findings, and opportunities (English)

Community-driven development (CDD) is an approach emphasizing local control over planning and an investment resource offers important advantages for engaging young people. ... See More +

Working Paper 90489 JUL 01, 2014

Adam, Sarah G.; Kaori Oshima Disclosed

Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

This report on voice and agency, which builds on the 2012 World Development Report, focuses on several areas key to women's empowerment: freedom from violence, control over sexual and reproductive health and rights, ownership and control of land and housing, and voice and collective action. ... See More +

Working Paper 88179 JAN 01, 2014

Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Twigg, Sarah; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Hasan, Tazeen; Bonilla, Julieth Andrea Santamaria Disclosed

Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity : Main report (English)

This report on voice and agency, which builds on the 2012 World Development Report, focuses on several areas key to women's empowerment: freedom from violence, control over sexual and reproductive health and rights, ownership and control of land and housing, and voice and collective action. ... See More +

Working Paper 88179 JAN 01, 2014

Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Twigg, Sarah; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Hasan, Tazeen; Bonilla, Julieth Andrea Santamaria Disclosed

Report on qualitative study of the adolescent girls initiative in South Sudan : insight and lessons learned from June 2010-2013 (English)

In South Sudan adolescent girls initiative (AGI) was designed and implemented after 2009 with financial and technical support from the World Bank and field implementation by Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) South Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 90072 NOV 01, 2013

Jurgens, Esther; Isolio, Mabel; Jadi, Christine; Elia, Lona Disclosed

Direct democracy and resource allocation experimental evidence from Afghanistan (English)

This brief summarizes the direct democracy and resource allocation experimental evidence from Afghanistan for the period 2002-present, program implementation in a village can take up to 3 years. ... See More +

Brief 81237 AUG 14, 2013

Beath, Andrew; Christina, Fotini; Enikolopov, Ruben Disclosed

Are rural road investments alone sufficient to generate transport flows? Lessons from a randomized experiment in rural Malawi and policy implications (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Are rural road investments alone sufficient to generate transport flows? ... See More +

Brief 81200 AUG 14, 2013

Raballand, Gael; Thornton, Rebecca; Yang, Dean; Goldberg, Jessica; Keleher, Niall; Muller, Annika Disclosed

Together we will : evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the together we will: evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan. The information campaign occurred 2 weeks before the election. ... See More +

Brief 81512 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Information, role models and perceived returns to education experimental evidence from Madagascar (English)

This brief summarizes the information, role models and perceived returns to education experimental evidence from Madagascar. This paper shows that increasing perceived returns to education strengthens incentives for schooling when agents underestimate the actual returns. ... See More +

Brief 81381 AUG 14, 2013

Nguyen, Trang Disclosed

Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study; entitled Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial, conducted in India. ... See More +

Brief 81294 AUG 14, 2013

Pandey, Priyanka; Goyal, Sangeeta; Sundararaman, Venkatesh Disclosed

Ecuador - Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income, conducted in 2003 in Ecuador. ... See More +

Brief 81199 AUG 14, 2013

Schady, Norbert; Rosero, Jose Disclosed

Community-based reintegration in Aceh : assessing the impacts of BRA-KDP (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Community-based reintegration in Aceh (BRA) : assessing the impacts of BRA-Kecamatan Development Program (KDP), conducted between August 2006 and August 2007 in Indonesia. ... See More +

Brief 81217 AUG 14, 2013

Barron, Patrick; Humphreys, Macartan; Paler, Laura; Weinstein, Jeremy Disclosed

Migration and mental health : evidence from a natural experiment (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Migration and mental health : evidence from a natural experiment, began in the year 2002 in Tonga. ... See More +

Brief 81393 AUG 14, 2013

Gibson, John; McKenzie, David; Stillman, Steven Disclosed

Direct democracy and local public goods : evidence from a field experiment in Indonesia (English)

This brief summarizes the direct democracy and local public goods: evidence from a field experiment in Indonesia for September 2005-January 2006. ... See More +

Brief 81236 AUG 14, 2013

Olken, Benjamin Disclosed

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Egypt youth engagement : summary note (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ACS22455 Working Paper
South Asia gender innovation lab : call for proposals (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 114803 Brief
South Asia regional gender action plan (RGAP): FY16-FY21 - June 2016 (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 112879 Working Paper
Increasing citizen agency through deliberation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104093 Brief
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de educación (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92968 Working Paper English
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief : Guía de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas : nota sectorial de gestión del riesgo de desastres (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92967 Working Paper English
Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91161 Publication
Engaging youth through community-driven development objectives : experiences, findings, and opportunities (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90489 Working Paper
Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88179 Working Paper
Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88179 Working Paper
Report on qualitative study of the adolescent girls initiative in South Sudan : insight and lessons learned from June 2010-2013 (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 90072 Working Paper
Direct democracy and resource allocation experimental evidence from Afghanistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81237 Brief
Are rural road investments alone sufficient to generate transport flows? Lessons from a randomized experiment in rural Malawi and policy implications (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81200 Brief
Together we will : evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81512 Brief
Information, role models and perceived returns to education experimental evidence from Madagascar (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81381 Brief
Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81294 Brief
Ecuador - Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81199 Brief
Community-based reintegration in Aceh : assessing the impacts of BRA-KDP (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81217 Brief
Migration and mental health : evidence from a natural experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81393 Brief
Direct democracy and local public goods : evidence from a field experiment in Indonesia (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81236 Brief