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Statement by Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Sommai Phasee at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. His speech focuses primarily on the reports related to the topics appearing on the agenda for our October 11, 2014 meeting, namely: promoting shared prosperity in an unequal world: key challenges and the Role of the World Bank Group; global monitoring report 2014: growth, poverty, and shared prosperity; update on the Implementation of the Gender Equality Agenda at the World Bank Group (2013-2014); and macroeconomic developments in low-income developing countries: 2014 report. ... See More +

Board Report 91387 OCT 11, 2014

Duncan, Daniel Kablan

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91393 OCT 11, 2014

Greening, Rt. Hon. Justine; Osborne, Rt. Hon. George

Statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 : Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. The world continues to face urgent and complex challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 91400 OCT 11, 2014

Sveinsson, Gunnar Bragi

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91405 OCT 11, 2014

Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (English)

Young people (10-24 years of age), around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contributes to a lack of knowledge and awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights. ... See More +

Working Paper 91292 OCT 07, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen; Saadat, Seemeen

Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (English)

There has been unprecedented progress in important aspects of the lives of girls and women over recent decades. Yet even where gender gaps are narrowed, systematic differences in outcomes often persist, including widespread gender-based violence and lack of voice. ... See More +

Publication 91161 OCT 01, 2014

Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Twigg, Sarah; Hasan, Tazeen; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Santamaria, Julieth

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)

Adolescents around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contribute to a lack of awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights that can have serious implications on their health and welfare throughout the rest of their lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 91291 OCT 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Hinson, Laura; Petroni, Suzanne

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

This report examines the prevalence and the factors associated with varioustypes of violence against women and girls in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). ... See More +

Publication 90600 SEP 09, 2014

Solotaroff, Jennifer; Pande, Rohini P.

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 2 of 2) : Appendices L through T (English)

This report examines the prevalence and the factors associated with varioustypes of violence against women and girls in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). ... See More +

Publication 90600 SEP 09, 2014

Solotaroff, Jennifer; Pande, Rohini P.

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

Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2013 paper entitled, Testing information
constraints on India's largest antipoverty program, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in India. ... See More +

Brief 90356 SEP 02, 2014

ravallion, Martin ; Walle, Dominique van de ; Dutta, Puja ; Margai, Rinku

The Impact of an Adolescent Girls Employment Program (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The impact of an adolescent girls employment program : the EPAG project in Liberia, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Liberia. ... See More +

Brief 90358 SEP 02, 2014

Adoho, Franck ; Chakravarty, Shubha ; Korkoyah, Dala T. ; Lundberg, Mattias ; Tasneem, Afia

Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group (WBG) gender impact evaluations (IEs). ... See More +

Brief 89989 AUG 11, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)

Gender equality cannot be achieved until women have control over their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) decisions, including those that determine their risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended, inadequately spaced, and early pregnancies. ... See More +

Brief 89997 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

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

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Statement by Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91387 Board Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91393 Board Report
Statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 : Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91400 Board Report
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91405 Board Report
Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91292 Working Paper
Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91161 Publication
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91291 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90600 Publication
Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 2 of 2) : Appendices L through T (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90600 Publication
Women's Empowerment in Action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90360 Brief
Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90356 Brief
The Impact of an Adolescent Girls Employment Program (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90358 Brief
Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 89989 Brief
Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89997 Brief
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