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India - Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project : environmental and social assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan (English)

The objective of the Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project for India is to strengthen the environmental management capacity of state regulatory bodies through a apos;learning-by-doingapos; approach and to promote investments in integrated pollution management which have a potential for scaling up at state level. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2019 DEC 04, 2014

Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd.

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)

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

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

Violence against women and girls : introduction : La violencia contra las mujeres las ninas : introduccion (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most oppressive forms of gender inequality and stands as a fundamental barrier to equal participation of women and men in social, economic, and political spheres. ... See More +

Working Paper 92964 DEC 01, 2014

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

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)

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 92967 DEC 01, 2014

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

Violence against women and girls : introduction (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most oppressive forms of gender inequality and stands as a fundamental barrier to equal participation of women and men in social, economic, and political spheres. ... See More +

Working Paper 92964 DEC 01, 2014

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

Violence against women and girls resource guide : social protection brief (English)

The definition of social protection (SP) programs varies widely, as do the types of interventions included and the specific outcomes sought. These programs can be implemented through public and/or private sectors, with the involvement of single or multiple government sectors, or by some combination of these actors. ... See More +

Working Paper 92970 DEC 01, 2014

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

Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (English)

Social programs are often designed under the assumption that individuals make rational decisions that improve their welfare. Yet, informational and behavioral constraints limit the extreme and chronic poorapos;s access and participation in social programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7136 DEC 01, 2014

Camacho, Adriana; Cunningham, Wendy; Rigolini, Jamele; Silva, Veronica

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in El Salvador (English)

Despite international support for adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and rights (SRHR) (for example, the 1994 International Conference on Population in Development), young people consistently face high levels of unmet need for contraception, unplanned pregnancies, unsafe abortions, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and maternal mortality and morbidity. ... See More +

Brief 93100 DEC 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael

South Asia Food ; Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) 2013-2014 annual report and work program (English)

The South Asia Food ; Nutrition Security Initiative was established in 2010 to address the South Asian Enigma - how chronic malnutrition remains intractable despite high economic growth - by fostering the crosscutting actions that will lead to measurable improvements in food and nutrition security. ... See More +

Working Paper 93069 DEC 01, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short- and medium-term estimates for West Africa (English)

Beyond the terrible toll in human lives and suffering, the Ebola epidemic currently afflicting West Africa is already having a measurable economic impact in terms of forgone output, higher fiscal deficits, rising prices, lower real household incomes, and greater poverty. ... See More +

Publication 92995 NOV 26, 2014

World Bank

India - Nagaland Health Project : social assessment and social safeguards management framework (English)

The development objective of the Nagaland Health Project for India is to improve health services and increase their utilization by communities in targeted locations in Nagaland. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP758 NOV 22, 2014

India - Nagaland Multi-sectoral Health Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Nagaland Multi-sectoral Health Project is to improve health services and increase their utilization by communities in targeted locations in Nagaland. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4690 NOV 22, 2014

Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project (English)

The objective of the Income Support Program for the Poorest Project for Bangladesh is to provide income support to the poorest mothers in selected Upazilas, while (i) increasing the mothers’ use of child nutrition and cognitive development services, and (ii) enhancing local level government capacity to deliver safety nets. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD957 NOV 17, 2014

Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)

This project paper seeks approval of Additional Financings (AFs), with level two restructuring, for the Ebola Emergency Response Project of Africa. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1210 NOV 10, 2014

Côte d’ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project (English)

The Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project of Côte d’ivoire has an objective to strengthen the health system and improve the utilization and quality of health and nutrition services in selected regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD964 NOV 04, 2014

Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)

Poor health at birth has negative long-run effects on individual well-being and is also detrimental for intergenerational mobility. This paper examines whether health outcomes at birth are affected by in utero increased exposure to rainfall and temperature shocks in Colombia, one of the countries in the world with the highest incidence of extreme weather events per year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7081 NOV 01, 2014

Andalon, Mabel; Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Sanfelice, Viviane; Valderrama, Daniel

Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)

Researchers in many fields, such as demography, economics, and sociology, have established various data collection methodologies and principles to answer a range of academic and policy questions on migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7082 NOV 01, 2014

Carletto, Calogero; Larrison, Jennica; Ozden, Caglar

Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)

Incentive-based policies have been shown to be powerful in many areas of behavior, but have rarely been tested in the sexual domain. The Rewarding Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention and Control in Tanzania (RESPECT) study is a randomized controlled trial testing the hypothesis that a system of rapid feedback and positive reinforcement that uses cash as the primary incentive can be used to reduce risky sexual activity among young people, male and female, who are at high risk of HIV infection. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7099 NOV 01, 2014

de Walque, Damien; Dow, William H.; Nathan, Rose

Lebanon - PCB Management in the Power Sector Project : Environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) Management in the Power Sector Project for Lebanon is to assist in establishing a sound PCB management system that would minimize potential environmental and health risks from unmanaged PCB oils and equipment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4498 NOV 01, 2014

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India - Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project : environmental and social assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 E2019 Environmental Assessment
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92963 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
Violence against women and girls : introduction : La violencia contra las mujeres las ninas : introduccion (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 92964 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92967 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls : introduction (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92964 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : social protection brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92970 Working Paper
Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7136 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in El Salvador (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93100 Brief
South Asia Food ; Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) 2013-2014 annual report and work program (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93069 Working Paper
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short- and medium-term estimates for West Africa (English)
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NOV 26, 2014 92995 Publication
India - Nagaland Health Project : social assessment and social safeguards management framework (English)
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NOV 22, 2014 IPP758 Indigenous Peoples Plan
India - Nagaland Multi-sectoral Health Project : environmental assessment (English)
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NOV 22, 2014 E4690 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project (English)
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NOV 17, 2014 PAD957 Project Appraisal Document
Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 10, 2014 PAD1210 Project Appraisal Document
Côte d’ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 PAD964 Project Appraisal Document
Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7081 Policy Research Working Paper
Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7082 Policy Research Working Paper
Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7099 Policy Research Working Paper
Lebanon - PCB Management in the Power Sector Project : Environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4498 Environmental Assessment