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Solomon Islands - Community Governance and Grievance Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objective of the Community Governance and Grievance Management Project for Solomon Islands is to establish durable arrangements, through Community Officers (COs), to assist communities to manage those conflicts that undermine community security, development and social cohesion. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP728 JUN 18, 2014

Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda (English)

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6946 JUN 01, 2014

Nix, Emily; Gamberoni, Elisa; Heath, Rachel

Social insurance reform in Jordan : awareness and perceptions of employment opportunities for women (English)

The new social insurance law introduced by the Jordanian government in 2010 was created in part to improve the likelihood of women’s employment through non- and gender specific changes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89187 JUN 01, 2014

Brodmann, Stefanie ; Jillson, Irene ; Hassan, Nahla

The status of Yemini women : from aspiration to opportunity (English)

The report draws on the conceptual framework of the world development 2012: gender equality and development, and the regional report on gender equality, opening doors: gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa. ... See More +

Women in Development and Gender Study 87820 JUN 01, 2014

Arabic

Examples from East Asia on strengthening women's land rights (English)

Land is one of the most valuable assets for rural people. Despite strong recent economic growth and overall development, gender disparities in access to and control over land remain pervasive in the East Asia region. ... See More +

Brief 87929 MAY 01, 2014

Stanley, Victoria; Vyzaki, Marialena

A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations (English)

Discussions of high-skilled mobility typically evoke migration patterns from poorer to wealthier countries, which ignore movements to and between developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6863 MAY 01, 2014

Artuc, Erhan; Docquier, Frederic; Ozden, Caglar; Parsons, Christopher

Targeting women in a community-driven development project : uncovering gender roles in the FADAMA Agriculture Project in Nigeria. (English)

How does local context affect the targeting and selection of women in community-driven development (CDD) projects? This note explores how local social and economic structures shape the inclusion of female farmers in a CDD agricultural project in Nigeria known as the Fadama project. ... See More +

Brief 88787 MAY 01, 2014

Porter, Raewyn; Zovighian, Diane

Gender-based violence prevention : lessons from World Bank impact evaluations (English)

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread, with adverse repercussions for individual wellbeing and development more broadly. Yet, knowledge on what works to prevent GBV is limited. ... See More +

Brief 87854 APR 30, 2014

Kiplesund, Sveinung; Morton, Matthew

Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (Dari)

This report assesses the overall situation of women in Afghanistan across key sectors, acting as a follow-up to the report published by the World Bank in 2005 entitled, Afghanistan: National Reconstruction and Poverty Reduction-Role of Women in Afghanistan's Future. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4474 APR 29, 2014

English

Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Iceland, on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86977 APR 12, 2014

Sveinsson, Gunnar Bragi

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, MP, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, MP, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. (English)

This is a statement by The Right Honourable Justine Greening, MP, Secretary of State for International Development, and The Right Honourable George Osborne, MP
Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom, at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86969 APR 12, 2014

Greening, Justine; Osborne, George

South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)

The report finds that nutrition interventions rarely target adolescent girls, fathers, or elderly women. The report stresses that gender inclusive nutrition programs will ideally increase: (1) women's household autonomy; (2) household support for the woman and her own and her children's nutrition; (3) community support for the woman and her own and her children's nutrition; and include (4) help for adolescent girls. ... See More +

Newsletter 86387 APR 01, 2014

Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)

This assessment provides a broad picture of gender disparities in Moldova in agency, education, health, and access to economic opportunities. The gender gap in education is small, yet it is greatest at higher levels of education. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76077 MAR 30, 2014

Sattar, Sarosh; Atamanov, Aziz; Athanasouli, Daphne; Flanagan, Julianna; Nikoloski, Zlatko

Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (English)

This report assesses the overall situation of women in Afghanistan across key sectors, acting as a follow-up to the report published by the World Bank in 2005 entitled, Afghanistan: National Reconstruction and Poverty Reduction-Role of Women in Afghanistan's Future. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4474 MAR 27, 2014

Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

There is a growing recognition of agriculture's potential to spur growth and reduce poverty in Africa. Agriculture accounts for one-third of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP), and two-thirds of its citizens rely on the sector for their incomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 86039 MAR 18, 2014

O'Sullivan, Michael; Rao, Arathi; Banerjee, Raka; Gulati, Kajal; Vinez, Margaux

Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

There is a growing recognition of agriculture's potential to spur growth and reduce poverty in Africa. Agriculture accounts for one-third of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP), and two-thirds of its citizens rely on the sector for their incomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 86039 MAR 18, 2014

O'Sullivan, Michael; Rao, Arathi; Banerjee, Raka; Gulati, Kajal; Vinez, Margaux French

Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmoniser les règles du jeu : améliorer les perspectives des femmes agricultrices en afrique - résultats clés (French)

There is a growing recognition of agriculture's potential to spur growth and reduce poverty in Africa. Agriculture accounts for one-third of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP), and two-thirds of its citizens rely on the sector for their incomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 86039 MAR 18, 2014

O'Sullivan, Michael; Rao, Arathi; Banerjee, Raka; Gulati, Kajal; Vinez, Margaux English

Pakistan - First Phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) : resettlement plan (Vol. 7 of 15) : Gender action plan (English)

The First Phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) for Pakistan seeks to modernize and expand the energy sector of the country, while shifting from thermal generated electricity to low cost and high reward, clean generation of hydropower. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1558 MAR 08, 2014

South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)

This South Asia gender initiative newsletter includes the following headings: gender-based violence in South Asia; harnessing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to end violence against women in Nepal; technical and financial support to address gender based violence; and the promise of expanding one-stop crisis centers in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Newsletter 86041 MAR 04, 2014

Belarus - Country gender profile (English)

Belarus demonstrated strong economic growth 2000-2008 and this translated into fast poverty reduction. Belarus invested a lot in the human capital of its population both in men and women. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76325 MAR 03, 2014

Atamanov, Aziz; Sattar, Sarosh

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Solomon Islands - Community Governance and Grievance Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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JUN 18, 2014 IPP728 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6946 Policy Research Working Paper
Social insurance reform in Jordan : awareness and perceptions of employment opportunities for women (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89187 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The status of Yemini women : from aspiration to opportunity (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 87820 Women in Development and Gender Study Arabic
Examples from East Asia on strengthening women's land rights (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87929 Brief
A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6863 Policy Research Working Paper
Targeting women in a community-driven development project : uncovering gender roles in the FADAMA Agriculture Project in Nigeria. (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88787 Brief
Gender-based violence prevention : lessons from World Bank impact evaluations (English)
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APR 30, 2014 87854 Brief
Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (Dari)
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APR 29, 2014 ACS4474 Working Paper English
Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86977 Board Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, MP, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, MP, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86969 Board Report
South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)
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APR 01, 2014 86387 Newsletter
Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)
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MAR 30, 2014 76077 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (English)
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MAR 27, 2014 ACS4474 Working Paper
Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
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MAR 18, 2014 86039 Working Paper
Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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MAR 18, 2014 86039 Working Paper French
Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmoniser les règles du jeu : améliorer les perspectives des femmes agricultrices en afrique - résultats clés (French)
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MAR 18, 2014 86039 Working Paper English
Pakistan - First Phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) : resettlement plan (Vol. 7 of 15) : Gender action plan (English)
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MAR 08, 2014 RP1558 Resettlement Plan
South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)
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MAR 04, 2014 86041 Newsletter
Belarus - Country gender profile (English)
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MAR 03, 2014 76325 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)