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Gender differentials and agricultural productivity in Niger (English)

Most of the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa live in rural areas where agriculture is the main income source. This agriculture is characterized by low performance and its productivity growth has been identified as a key driver of poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7199 FEB 01, 2015

Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; McGee, Kevin

Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Program Document 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick, Nora

Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Program Document 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick, Nora

Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)

The extractive industries sector has been vital to the local economy of Papua New Guinea for over 20 years. Extractives have contributed substantially to government revenues but also face challenging social issues and significant environmental impacts in many areas. ... See More +

Brief 93519 JAN 01, 2015

Heller, Katherine C.

Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)

This paper uses cross-section data for 107 countries to explore the relationship between gender inequality and economic growth. The paper departs from the literature by using a broad measure of gender inequality that goes well beyond gender inequality in education, which has been the focus of most studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7172 JAN 01, 2015

Amin, Mohammad; Kuntchev, Veselin; Schmidt, Martin

Gender balance and bias : an initial analysis of gender disaggregated data in social accountability activities (English)

Gender disaggregated data from the Non-State Actors (NSAC) component of the DFGG Project indicate that men and women are engaged in sub-projects in fairly equal numbers. ... See More +

Brief 92180 JAN 01, 2015

Dolk, Andreas; Plummer, Janelle [editor]

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 resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 DEC 01, 2014

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

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 : education sector brief (English)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls' enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung

Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) affects survivors' ability to achieve individual potential and contribute to the economy. Unequal gender norms within a household can limit a woman’s control over and access to economic resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 92969 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo. Nidia

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

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

Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ? (English)

A review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically shows that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the client. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7087 NOV 01, 2014

Buvinic, Mayra; Furst-Nichols, Rebecca

The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates gender differences in the impact of Brazil's trade liberalization on labor market outcomes. To identify the causal effect of trade reforms, the paper uses difference-in-difference estimation exploiting variation across microregions in pre-liberalization industry composition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7095 NOV 01, 2014

Gaddis, Isis; Pieters, Janneke

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in Nicaragua : an analysis using a sexual and reproductive health framework and human rights (English)

In an effort to integrate operational and analytical work on adolescents and youth sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and Human Rights in Nicaragua, the World Bank, in coordination with the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) conducted the study titled: ‘sexual and reproductive health among youth in Latin America: adding a human rights perspective.’ The study was conducted within the umbrella of the ongoing Family Community Health World Bank project. ... See More +

Working Paper 93093 NOV 01, 2014

Gordillo-Tobar, Amparo; Beneitez, Geraldine; Ortega, Juana; Waters, William; Bravo, Emig

Results of the Kosovo 2013 : Labour force survey (English)

The purpose of the Labour Force Survey in Kosovo is to provide statistical data on labour market indicators and enable comparisons to be drawn with previous years. ... See More +

Working Paper 92912 NOV 01, 2014

Albanian, Serbian

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Gender differentials and agricultural productivity in Niger (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7199 Policy Research Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Program Document
Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Program Document
Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93519 Brief
Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7172 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender balance and bias : an initial analysis of gender disaggregated data in social accountability activities (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92180 Brief
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 resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92966 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 : education sector brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92968 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92969 Working Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in El Salvador (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93100 Brief
Violence against women and girls resource guide : social protection brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92970 Working Paper
Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7087 Policy Research Working Paper
The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7095 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in Nicaragua : an analysis using a sexual and reproductive health framework and human rights (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93093 Working Paper
Results of the Kosovo 2013 : Labour force survey (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92912 Working Paper Albanian, Serbian