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Bangladesh-AF Bangladesh - Primary Education Development Program III (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC7141 SEP 10, 2014

Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project (English)

The development objective of the Ebola Emergency Response Project for Africa is to contribute in the short term to the control of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak and the availability of selected essential health services, and mitigate the socioeconomic impact of EVD in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1134 SEP 10, 2014

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

This report examines the prevalence and the factors associated with varioustypes of violence against women and girls in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). ... See More +

Publication 90600 SEP 09, 2014

Solotaroff, Jennifer; Pande, Rohini P.

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 2 of 2) : Appendices L through T (English)

This report examines the prevalence and the factors associated with varioustypes of violence against women and girls in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). ... See More +

Publication 90600 SEP 09, 2014

Solotaroff, Jennifer; Pande, Rohini P.

Dominican Republic - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-18 (English)

Against the backdrop of a less favorable external environment and decreasing competitiveness, the Dominican Republic now faces the double challenge of sustaining growth and making it more inclusive and resilient. ... See More +

CAS Progress Report 89551 SEP 03, 2014

Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery? : cautionary evidence from a malaria-prevention evaluation in India (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does involvement of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) enhance public service delivery? ... See More +

Brief 90353 SEP 02, 2014

Das, Ashis; Friedman, Jed; Kandpal, Eeshani

The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 90357 SEP 02, 2014

Baird, Sarah ; Gong, Erick ; McIntosh, Craig ; Ozler, Berk

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, Rewarding Provider Performance to Enable a Healthy Start to Life : Evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer, conducted between between 2004-2008 in Argentina. ... See More +

Brief 90355 SEP 02, 2014

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian

Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralized system (Manor 1999; Treisman 2007). ... See More +

Publication 90430 SEP 02, 2014

The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story (English)

Although child mortality rates have declined all across the developing world over the past 40 years, they have declined the most in the Middle East and North Africa region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7023 SEP 01, 2014

Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf

Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children (English)

This paper analyzes the level and trends in inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children during the 2000s. The analysis uses severall tools, including comparison of the distributions of early risks and outcomes across circumstance groups; estimation of the human opportunity index; measurement of the relative contributions of circumstances to inequality of opportunity; and decomposition of changes in inequality of opportunity and factors driving them over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7026 SEP 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Aran, Meltem

Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco (English)

Female labor participation in the Arab world is low compared with the level of economic development of Arab countries. Beyond anecdotal evidence and cross-country studies, there is little evidence on what could explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7031 SEP 01, 2014

Verme, Paolo; Barry, Abdoul Gadiry; Guennouni, Jamal

Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) status of pilot implementation (English)

The status of pilot implementation provides various projects with details, implementation updates, and emerging findings. Those projects include Female youth employment initiative (FYEI) of Afghanistan, Adolescent girls initiative of Haiti, New work opportunities for women (NOW) of Jordan, Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) –PDR of Lao, Economic empowerment of adolescent girls and young women (EPAG) of Liberia, Adolescent girls employment initiative (AGEI) of Nepal, Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) of Rwanda, and Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) of South Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 90767 SEP 01, 2014

Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 AUG 25, 2014

Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group (WBG) gender impact evaluations (IEs). ... See More +

Brief 89989 AUG 11, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)

Gender equality cannot be achieved until women have control over their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) decisions, including those that determine their risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended, inadequately spaced, and early pregnancies. ... See More +

Brief 89997 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89919 AUG 05, 2014

Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project : restructuring (English)

The restructuring of the Reproductive and Child Health Project - Phase 2 (P110535) is needed to address the emergency situation in Sierra Leone (SL). ... See More +

Project Paper RES15875 AUG 04, 2014

Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)

The development objective of the Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project for Pakistan is to increase the coverage of interventions, in the project areas, that are known to improve the nutritional status of children less than two years of age, of pregnant, and of lactating women. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 73329 AUG 04, 2014

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Bangladesh-AF Bangladesh - Primary Education Development Program III (English)
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SEP 10, 2014 AC7141 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project (English)
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SEP 10, 2014 PAD1134 Project Appraisal Document
Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90600 Publication
Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 2 of 2) : Appendices L through T (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90600 Publication
Dominican Republic - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-18 (English)
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SEP 03, 2014 89551 CAS Progress Report
Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery? : cautionary evidence from a malaria-prevention evaluation in India (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90353 Brief
The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90357 Brief
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90355 Brief
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90430 Publication
The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7023 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7026 Policy Research Working Paper
Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7031 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) status of pilot implementation (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 90767 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)
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AUG 25, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
Niger - Skills Development For Growth Project : procurement plan : Pour des marches dans le cadre des projets approuves apres (French)
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AUG 21, 2014 90102 Procurement Plan
Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 89989 Brief
Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89997 Brief
Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 89919 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 RES15875 Project Paper
Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 73329 Project Appraisal Document