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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

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

World - Gender and development : IDA18 special theme (English)

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy was presented to the Board of Executive Directors in December 2015. Based on consultations with more than thousand stakeholders in twenty two countries from the public and private sectors as well as civil society, the strategy builds on past progress and reflects changes both in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gaps between males and females. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19774 MAY 27, 2016

Geiser,Barbara 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

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

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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

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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

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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

Basic profile of child marriage in Ghana (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Ghana. Measures of child marriage are very high. The share of women aged 18-22 who married as children is 17.2 percent and it has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105924 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Indonesia (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage inIndonesia. The share of women ages 18-22 who marriedas children is 16.2 percent. It has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105928 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of the child marriage in Guinea (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Guinea. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 51.1 percent, but it has declined over time, but not dramatically so. ... See More +

Brief 105926 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Egypt (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Egypt. Measures of child marriage are very high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 16.5 percent and it has declined over time. ... See More +

Brief 105920 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in the Dominican Republic (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in the Dominican Republic. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 34.6 percent and it has not decreased substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105916 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Pakistan (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Pakistan. Measures of child marriage remain substantial. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 18.7 percent, but it has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106415 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Nigeria (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Nigeria. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 42.1 percent, but it has declined over time. ... See More +

Brief 106413 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in the Republic of Congo (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in the Republic of Congo. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 34.0 percent, and it has decreased only slightly over time. ... See More +

Brief 105914 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Bangladesh (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Bangladesh. Measures of child marriage are still high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children has declined over time, but remains substantial at 59.4 percent. ... See More +

Brief 105908 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 49.8 percent and it has not declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105910 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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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
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
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
World - Gender and development : IDA18 special theme (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 ACS19774 Working Paper
Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106135 Publication
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
Basic profile of child marriage in Ghana (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105924 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Indonesia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105928 Brief
Basic profile of the child marriage in Guinea (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105926 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Egypt (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105920 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105916 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Pakistan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106415 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106413 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in the Republic of Congo (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105914 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Bangladesh (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105908 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105910 Brief