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Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106485 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina Disclosed

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106484 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth Disclosed

Lebanon - Reaching All Children with Education (RACE) Support Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDC62276 JUN 26, 2016

Pezzani,Karine M. Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : a review of the global evidence (English)

Gender gaps in education have closed in almost all countries, especially at the primary level. In fact, these gaps have reversed in many countries in secondary education, especially in Latin America, the Caribbean, and East Asia, where it is now boys and young men who are disadvantaged. ... See More +

Brief 106481 JUN 24, 2016

Özler,Berk Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

International evidence indicates that keeping girls in school positively impacts their life trajectory and benefits the well-being of the next generation. ... See More +

Brief 106480 JUN 24, 2016

Mcconnell,Christin; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Document - TRANSFORMATION OF THE TERTIARY TECHNICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTES - P157425 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC18974 JUN 20, 2016

MarceloBecerra

Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)

Vouchers stimulate demand for health care services by giving beneficiaries purchasing power. In turn, health facilities’ claims are reimbursed for providing beneficiaries with improved quality of health care. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7709 JUN 20, 2016

Obare,Francis; Okwero,Peter; Villegas,Leslie; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Bellows,Ben Disclosed

Lao – Health Services Improvement Project (English)

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3764 JUN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Womens empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)

This study looks at how a community event—adolescent womens economic and social empowerment -- and a family factor -- sibling sex composition—interact in shaping gender differences in preferences for competition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7699 JUN 07, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao,Joao; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Africa gender innovation lab : Afrique sexe innovation lab (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

Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ? (English)

To explain persistent gender gaps in market outcomes, a lab experimental literature explores whether women and men have innate differences in ability (or attitudes or preferences), and a separate field-based literature studies discrimination against women in market settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7689 MAY 31, 2016

Benyishay,Ariel; Jones,Maria Ruth; Kondylis,Florence; Mobarak,Ahmed Mushfiq Disclosed

IDA18 : IDA18 overarching theme - towards 2030 : investing in growth, resilience and opportunity (English)

Board Report 106194 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy (December 2015) reflects changes in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 106181 MAY 27, 2016

Disclosed

Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)

This practical notes series is devised as a how-to guide that captures the evolution of Public Private Dialogues (PPD) and the challenges faced by practitioners since the first PPD handbook was published in 2006. ... See More +

Publication 106135 MAY 25, 2016

Herzberg,Herzberg [ed.]; Sisombat,Lili [ed.] Disclosed

Central America community-based approaches to IPV : the case for community mobilization interventions to prevent intimate partner violence - a review of evidence (English)

This review focuses specifically on Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women, as opposed to Violence against women and girls (VAWG) more broadly, for several reasons. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS16688 MAY 24, 2016

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

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

Odisha gender (English)

Gender disparities are high in Odisha. The child sex ratio is higher than in most states, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. And although more women work in Odisha compared to some low-income states, there has been a sharp decline in female labor force participation after 2005. ... See More +

Brief 105867 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Madhya Pradesh gender (English)

Madhya Pradesh has made mixed progress on gender. Child sex ratio is deteriorating. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. Nearly one in every two adult females is illiterate. ... See More +

Brief 105864 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Bihar - Gender (English)

Bihar’s performance in closing gender gaps is mixed. Adult women are twice as likely to be illiterate than adult men. The state has the lowest rate of female labor force participation in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105834 MAY 20, 2016

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Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106484 Brief
Lebanon - Reaching All Children with Education (RACE) Support Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2016 PIDC62276 Program Information Document
Keeping girls in school : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106481 Brief
Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106480 Brief
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Document - TRANSFORMATION OF THE TERTIARY TECHNICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTES - P157425 (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 PIDISDSC18974 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7709 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao – Health Services Improvement Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2016 ICR3764 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Womens empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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JUN 07, 2016 WPS7699 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Afrique sexe innovation lab (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief English
Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ? (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7689 Policy Research Working Paper
IDA18 : IDA18 overarching theme - towards 2030 : investing in growth, resilience and opportunity (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106194 Board Report
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 106181 Board Report
Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106135 Publication
Central America community-based approaches to IPV : the case for community mobilization interventions to prevent intimate partner violence - a review of evidence (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 AUS16688 Working Paper
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief
Jharkhand - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105857 Brief
Odisha gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105867 Brief
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
Bihar - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105834 Brief