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Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010-2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93542 JAN 26, 2015

Cortez, Rafael; Yarger, Jennifer; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : childbearing (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010 - 2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93550 JAN 26, 2015

Yarger, Jennifer; Lara, Diana; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : sexual activity (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010 - 2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93543 JAN 26, 2015

Yarger, Jennifer; Lara, Diana; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire; Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : sexually transmitted infections (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010 - 2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93544 JAN 26, 2015

Cortez, Rafael; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire; Yarger, Jennifer; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen

Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (Russian)

The objective of the Pap-Angren Railway Project is to reduce costs and provide connectivity between the Uzbek part of the Ferghana Valley and the rest of Uzbekistan thereby improving access and closing economic gap with the rest of Uzbekistan and international markets. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1696 JAN 20, 2015

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Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)

The extractive industries sector has been vital to the local economy of Papua New Guinea for over 20 years. Extractives have contributed substantially to government revenues but also face challenging social issues and significant environmental impacts in many areas. ... See More +

Brief 93519 JAN 01, 2015

Heller, Katherine C.

Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)

This report examines three broad health financing options in PNG: (i) increasing the level of general revenue spending; (ii) introducing contributory, insurance-based health financing arrangements; and (iii) mobilizing additional resources through efficiency savings in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 92720 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)

Malnutrition among both women and children remains a major health issue in rural Pakistan. They also lack voice in relation to important health and nutritional decisions within their homes, for both themselves and their children, and they are systematically excluded from decision making at the community level. ... See More +

Brief 93526 JAN 01, 2015

The rise in education attainment in MENA in comparative perspective (English)

While education stocks (measured as the number of years of schooling attained per person over age 15) have risen significantly in all regions, they have risen the fastest in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Brief 93706 JAN 01, 2015

Iqbal, Farrukh

Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)

This paper uses cross-section data for 107 countries to explore the relationship between gender inequality and economic growth. The paper departs from the literature by using a broad measure of gender inequality that goes well beyond gender inequality in education, which has been the focus of most studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7172 JAN 01, 2015

Amin, Mohammad; Kuntchev, Veselin; Schmidt, Martin

Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Agricultural Development Support Project for Myanmar is to increase crop yields and cropping intensity in the selected existing irrigation systems in Bago East, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, and Sagaing regions. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1735 JAN 01, 2015

East Asia's changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) : Full report (English)

Urban leaders, policy makers, and researchers trying to understand or respond to urbanization have always been hampered by the lack of internationally comparable data. ... See More +

Working Paper 93877 JAN 01, 2015

Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile (English)

This paper studies an innovative welfare program in Chile that combines a period of frequent home visits to households in extreme poverty, with guaranteed access to social services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7180 JAN 01, 2015

Carneiro, Pedro; Galasso, Emanuela; Ginja, Rita

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : family planning (English)

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's reproductive health action plan (RHAP) 2010-2015, which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93933 JAN 01, 2015

Yarger, Jennifer; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire; Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen

India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor 3 Project : Resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)

Resettlement Plan RP1736 JAN 01, 2015

Analysis of displacement in Somalia (English)

Development and humanitarian actors currently engaged in Somalia face the challenge of delivering assistance in such a way that it is supportive of peace and state building, addresses the acute vulnerability, and dependence of large shares of the population while operating in a still insecure and changing environment. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 93238 DEC 09, 2014

Bryld, Erik; Kamau, Christine; Sinigallia, Dina

Liberia - Supporting Psychosocial Health and Resilience Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 93863 DEC 04, 2014

Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)

Kazakhstan's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (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 92963 DEC 01, 2014

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

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Cote d'Ivoire - Additional Financing for the Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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JAN 28, 2015 93931 Procurement Plan
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93542 Brief
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : childbearing (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93550 Brief
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : sexual activity (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93543 Brief
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : sexually transmitted infections (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93544 Brief
Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (Russian)
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JAN 20, 2015 RP1696 Resettlement Plan English
Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93519 Brief
Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92720 Brief
Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93526 Brief
The rise in education attainment in MENA in comparative perspective (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93706 Brief
Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7172 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 RP1735 Resettlement Plan
East Asia's changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) : Full report (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93877 Working Paper
Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7180 Policy Research Working Paper
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : family planning (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93933 Brief
India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor 3 Project : Resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 RP1736 Resettlement Plan
Analysis of displacement in Somalia (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93238 Other Social Protection Study
Liberia - Supporting Psychosocial Health and Resilience Project (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 93863 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 92963 Working Paper