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Gujarat - Gender (English)

Women in Gujarat record mixed progress. Maternal health, already better than in most other states, is improving. And, today, more of Gujarat’s girls are in school. ... See More +

Brief 119144 JUN 20, 2017

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Country gender action plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the period FY2017 - FY2021 (English)

This country gender action plan (CGAP) is formulated to facilitate dialogue within the World Bank Group (WBG) and with the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) in addressing gender-related priorities in Lao PDR in order to achieve the goals set in the five-year national plan on promoting gender equality and the 8th national socio-economic development plan (NSEDP) 2016-2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 115142 FEB 13, 2017

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Female enrollment in male-dominated vocational training courses : preferences and prospects (English)

Occupational gender segregation is a worldwide phenomenon that is frequently cited as one of the contributing factors to the gender gap in earnings. ... See More +

Brief 116980 JAN 01, 2017

Buehren,Niklas; Salisbury,Taylor Van Disclosed

Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper examines gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills among a sample of more than 10,000 children between the ages of 6 and 9 in rural Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7833 SEP 26, 2016

Nakajima,Nozomi; Jung,Haeil; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Hasan,Amer; Kinnell,Angela; Brinkman,Sally Ann Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

International evidence indicates that keeping girls in school positively impacts their life trajectory and benefits the well-being of the next generation. ... See More +

Brief 106480 JUN 24, 2016

Mcconnell,Christin; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa 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

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 Disclosed

Women's Empowerment in Action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, Women's Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa, conducted between between June and September 2008 in Uganda. ... See More +

Brief 90360 SEP 02, 2014

Bandiera, Oriana; Buehren, Niklas; Burgess, Robin; Goldstein, Markus; Gulesci, Selim; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi Disclosed

Pernambuco - Brazil Pe Sawp Pernambuco Education Results and Account Ability : restructuring (English)

A nine month extension is necessary to allow sufficient time for the approval and signing of an Additional Financing for the Project, which is currently in an advanced stage of preparation. ... See More +

Project Paper RES12140 JUN 27, 2014

Disclosed

Pakistan : country development landscape (English)

This Country Development Landscape (CDL) is an analytical input for the preparation of the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS). ... See More +

Working Paper 91700 JAN 12, 2014

Disclosed

Do African children have an equal chance? : A human opportunity report for sub saharan Africa (English)

This study explores the changing opportunities for children in Africa. While the definition of “opportunities” can be subjective and depend on the societal context, this report focuses on efforts to build future human capital, directly (through education and health investments) and indirectly (through complementary infrastructure such as safe water, adequate sanitation, electricity, and so on). ... See More +

Publication 91640 JAN 01, 2014

Dabalen, Andrew; Narayan, Ambar; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime; Suarez, Alejandro Hoyos; Abras, Ana; Tiwari, Sailesh Disclosed

Report on qualitative study of the adolescent girls initiative in South Sudan : insight and lessons learned from June 2010-2013 (English)

In South Sudan adolescent girls initiative (AGI) was designed and implemented after 2009 with financial and technical support from the World Bank and field implementation by Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) South Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 90072 NOV 01, 2013

Jurgens, Esther; Isolio, Mabel; Jadi, Christine; Elia, Lona Disclosed

Gender and agency : Peru (English)

The World Bank’s World Development Report (WDR) 2012 focused on gender and corporate requirements were created which called for the operationalization of gender equality into country programming. ... See More +

Brief 113580 APR 01, 2012

Disclosed

Teachers' salaries and professional profile in Mexico (English)

Teachers' salaries have often been highlighted as an important issue in discussions on school improvement. The level and structure of teacher remuneration affect morale and the ability to focus on and devote adequate time to teaching. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3394 SEP 01, 2004

Lopez-Acevedo;Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys

A duration analysis of CONALEP (Mexico's National Technical Professional School) (English)

Mexico's National Technical Professional School (Colegio Nacional de Educaci�n Profesional T�cnica, CONALEP) is the largest technical education system in the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3327 JUN 01, 2004

Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys

Turkey - Putting education first (English)

In 1998, Turkey embarked on a program of poverty reduction on an epic scale. Virtually overnight, it extended compulsory primary school education from five years to eight. ... See More +

Brief 92559 MAY 03, 2004

Spanish, French Disclosed

Bangladesh - School girls hold power and promise : Bangladesh - El poder de las escolares (Spanish)

Girls from desperately poor families in rural Bangladesh are having secondary education funded through an innovative stipend program funded by the government and the World Bank allowing students to receive an education. ... See More +

Brief 92557 MAY 03, 2004

French, English Disclosed

Bangladesh - School girls hold power and promise (English)

Girls from desperately poor families in rural Bangladesh are having secondary education funded through an innovative stipend program funded by the government and the World Bank allowing students to receive an education. ... See More +

Brief 92557 MAY 03, 2004

Spanish, French Disclosed

Professional development and incentives for teacher performance in schools in Mexico (English)

The quality of education is a determining factor in competitiveness. In order to globally compete, Mexico would have to raise its standards beyond its current low achievement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3236 MAR 04, 2004

Acevedo, Gladys Lopez

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Gujarat - Gender (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119144 Brief
Country gender action plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the period FY2017 - FY2021 (English)
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FEB 13, 2017 115142 Working Paper
Female enrollment in male-dominated vocational training courses : preferences and prospects (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116980 Brief
Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7833 Policy Research Working Paper
Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106480 Brief
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
The rise in education attainment in MENA in comparative perspective (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93706 Brief
Women's Empowerment in Action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90360 Brief
Pernambuco - Brazil Pe Sawp Pernambuco Education Results and Account Ability : restructuring (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 RES12140 Project Paper
Pakistan : country development landscape (English)
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JAN 12, 2014 91700 Working Paper
Do African children have an equal chance? : A human opportunity report for sub saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91640 Publication
Report on qualitative study of the adolescent girls initiative in South Sudan : insight and lessons learned from June 2010-2013 (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 90072 Working Paper
Gender and agency : Peru (English)
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APR 01, 2012 113580 Brief
Teachers' salaries and professional profile in Mexico (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 WPS3394 Policy Research Working Paper
A duration analysis of CONALEP (Mexico's National Technical Professional School) (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3327 Policy Research Working Paper
Turkey - Putting education first (English)
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MAY 03, 2004 92559 Brief Spanish, French
Bangladesh - School girls hold power and promise : Bangladesh - El poder de las escolares (Spanish)
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MAY 03, 2004 92557 Brief French, English
Bangladesh - School girls hold power and promise (English)
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MAY 03, 2004 92557 Brief Spanish, French
Professional development and incentives for teacher performance in schools in Mexico (English)
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MAR 04, 2004 WPS3236 Policy Research Working Paper