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Central America community-based approaches to IPV : the case for community mobilization interventions to prevent intimate partner violence - a review of evidence (English)

This review focuses specifically on Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women, as opposed to Violence against women and girls (VAWG) more broadly, for several reasons. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS16688 MAY 24, 2016

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Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)

This brief has the analysis of gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh, India. Gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh are high and persistent. The state has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality. ... See More +

Brief 105885 MAY 20, 2016

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Jharkhand - Gender (English)

Women face multiple barriers to progress in Jharkhand. The child sex ratio is higher than in mostLow Income States, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. ... See More +

Brief 105857 MAY 20, 2016

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Odisha gender (English)

Gender disparities are high in Odisha. The child sex ratio is higher than in most states, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. And although more women work in Odisha compared to some low-income states, there has been a sharp decline in female labor force participation after 2005. ... See More +

Brief 105867 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh gender (English)

Madhya Pradesh has made mixed progress on gender. Child sex ratio is deteriorating. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. Nearly one in every two adult females is illiterate. ... See More +

Brief 105864 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar gender (English)

Bihar’s performance in closing gender gaps is mixed. Adult women are twice as likely to be illiterate than adult men. The state has the lowest rate of female labor force participation in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105834 MAY 20, 2016

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Rajasthan - Gender (English)

Women and girls in Rajasthan face persistent barriers to progress. The child sex ratio is amongthe lowest in India, and is declining. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. ... See More +

Brief 105880 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh - Gender (English)

Chhattisgarh has made mixed progress on gender. While the child sex ratio in the state is higher than in most other states, it is declining. Maternal health is poor, but has seen improvement. ... See More +

Brief 105845 MAY 20, 2016

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Work and family : Latin American and Caribbean women in search of a new balance (English)

Over recent decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have increased their labor force participation faster than in any other region of the world. ... See More +

Publication 105982 MAY 12, 2016

Chioda,Laura Disclosed

Understanding gender in Maldives : towards inclusive development (English)

Within the past decade Maldives moved from low- to middle-income status, introduced democracy, and was hailed as a Millennium Development Goal Plus country. ... See More +

Publication 105635 MAY 08, 2016

El-Horr,Janna; Rohini Prabha Pande Disclosed

Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)

The objective of this Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project is to raise awareness about, and improve response to, Gender Based Violence in Nepal. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2057 APR 12, 2016

Islam,Nadia Disclosed

Absent laws and missing women: can domestic violence legislation reduce female mortality ? (English)

This study contributes to the literature on legal institutions and determinants of adult mortality. The paper explores the relationship between the presence of domestic violence legislation and women-to-men adult mortality rates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7622 APR 05, 2016

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Lopez Claros,Augusto Disclosed

Umbrella facility for gender equality : list of grants, April 2016 (English)

Brief 104744 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)

The growth rate of remittances to developing countries is estimated to have fallen from 3.2 percent in 2014 to 0.4 percent in 2015. The slowdown in grow is largely due to economic weakness in the major remittance-sending countries. ... See More +

Publication 105075 APR 01, 2016

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Fiji - Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project : gender action plan (English)

The development objective of the Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project for Fiji is to improve the resilience and safety of land and maritime transport infrastructure for users of project roads, bridges, and rural jetties and wharves. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2073 APR 01, 2016

Wong,Antonia Disclosed

When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)

Building on recent analyses that find a sizeable overall gender wage gap in Azerbaijan's workforce, this paper uses data on young workers in their early years in the labor market to understand how gender wage gaps evolve over time, if at all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7613 MAR 21, 2016

Pastore,Francesco; Sattar,Sarosh; Sinha,Nistha; Tiongson,Erwin H. R. Disclosed

Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : السلطة الفلسطينية؟ يمهد؟ ال؟ الطريقة ؟؟ لإدراج الاقتصادي للمرأة في؟ الخليج التعاونية؟ ص؟ مجلس نشوئها (GCC) (Arabic)

This engagement note in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) aims to identify entry points that respond to the strategic goals and country development priorities announced by GCC member states. ... See More +

Working Paper 105816 MAR 08, 2016

Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society : Maroc : equilibrer les chances - renforcer l’autonomisation des femmes pour une société plus ouverte, inclusive et prospère (French)

This report is about women in Morocco who continue to face obstacles in social, economic, and political participation. These obstacles are a result of discriminatory legislative frameworks, social norms that restrict legal rights, and limited economic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 103907 MAR 08, 2016

Marotta,Daniela English Disclosed

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)

This report is about women in Morocco who continue to face obstacles in social, economic, and political participation. These obstacles are a result of discriminatory legislative frameworks, social norms that restrict legal rights, and limited economic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 103907 MAR 08, 2016

Marotta,Daniela French Disclosed

Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data (English)

For a sample of 53 developing countries, the results show that women's employment among private firms is significantly higher in countries that mandate paternity leave versus those that do not. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7588 MAR 01, 2016

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Sakhonchik,Alena Disclosed

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Central America community-based approaches to IPV : the case for community mobilization interventions to prevent intimate partner violence - a review of evidence (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 AUS16688 Working Paper
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief
Jharkhand - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105857 Brief
Odisha gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105867 Brief
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
Bihar gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105834 Brief
Rajasthan - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105880 Brief
Chhattisgarh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105845 Brief
Work and family : Latin American and Caribbean women in search of a new balance (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 105982 Publication
Understanding gender in Maldives : towards inclusive development (English)
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MAY 08, 2016 105635 Publication
Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)
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APR 12, 2016 SFG2057 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Absent laws and missing women: can domestic violence legislation reduce female mortality ? (English)
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APR 05, 2016 WPS7622 Policy Research Working Paper
Umbrella facility for gender equality : list of grants, April 2016 (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104744 Brief
Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105075 Publication
Fiji - Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project : gender action plan (English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG2073 Resettlement Plan
When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 WPS7613 Policy Research Working Paper
Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : السلطة الفلسطينية؟ يمهد؟ ال؟ الطريقة ؟؟ لإدراج الاقتصادي للمرأة في؟ الخليج التعاونية؟ ص؟ مجلس نشوئها (GCC) (Arabic)
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MAR 08, 2016 105816 Working Paper
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society : Maroc : equilibrer les chances - renforcer l’autonomisation des femmes pour une société plus ouverte, inclusive et prospère (French)
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MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper English
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
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MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper French
Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 WPS7588 Policy Research Working Paper