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Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)

How do conditional cash transfers impact health-related outcomes? This paper examines the 2010 randomized introduction of a program in Tanzania and finds nuanced impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7882 NOV 07, 2016

Evans,David; Holtemeyer,Brian; Kosec,Katrina L. Disclosed

Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)

This paper studies the role of social-emotional or psychological capital in determining the education and employment aspirations of adolescent girls and young women in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7792 AUG 15, 2016

Roy,Sanchari; Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana Disclosed

Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)

This note summarizes the findings from the baseline survey for this impact evaluation, which was conducted between October 2013 and January 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 98322 AUG 01, 2016

Koroknay-Palicz,Tricia Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project (English)

Ratings for the Youth Empowerment Project for Kenya were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3730 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

Women's 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 women's 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 : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (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 Disclosed

Madhya Pradesh social inclusion (English)

There is uneven progress across social groups in Madhya Pradesh. Scheduled tribes and scheduled castes in particular have very high poverty levels. ... See More +

Brief 105860 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2191 MAY 19, 2016

Tchakounte Sitchet,Marie-Adele Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Angel Gurria at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Angel Gurria, Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104899 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. It seems that barely a day goes by without the desperate plight of migrants making international headlines. ... See More +

Board Report 104880 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Niger (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Niger. Measures of child marriage are very high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 76.8 percent and it has not declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106411 MAR 16, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)

The paper explains the following various exchanges with the Component Management Unit (CMU) on how to expand the youth engagement in Jordan, here are the proposed activities which would be implemented along three pillars involving: (i) the introduction of a youth lens in the portfolio, (ii) technical assistance to the Government on the implementation of the new Youth Policy, and (iii) the support for a Jordanian youth advisory group for the country work program. ... See More +

Working Paper 108556 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Peru (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Peru. Measures of child marriage remain substantial. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 17.3 percent, but it has decreased substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106417 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Zambia (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Zambia. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 28.5 percent, but it has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106423 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Uganda (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in Uganda. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 36.5 percent, but it has declined over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 106421 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Mali (English)

Measures of child marriage are very high in Mali. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 59.9 percent and it has increased over time. ... See More +

Brief 106403 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Cote d'Ivoire (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in Côte d’Ivoire. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 32.0 percent, but it has declined over time. ... See More +

Brief 106384 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7882 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission for the period 25 July - 5 August 2016 : Congo, République démocratique du - Projet de renforcement de systèmes de développement humain : une mission technique pour la période du 25 juillet - 5 août 2016 (French)
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SEP 07, 2016 108198 Aide Memoire
Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7792 Policy Research Working Paper
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 98322 Working Paper
Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 ICR3730 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Women's 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 : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief
Madhya Pradesh social inclusion (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105860 Brief
Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)
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MAY 19, 2016 SFG2191 Environmental Assessment
Statement by Mr. Angel Gurria at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104899 Board Report
Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104880 Board Report
Basic profile of child marriage in Niger (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 106411 Brief
Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 108556 Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in Peru (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106417 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Zambia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106423 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Uganda (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106421 Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in Mali (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106403 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Cote d'Ivoire (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106384 Brief