Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 1163 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
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

Disclosed

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

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

Intra-household dynamics and the design of social protection programs : the case of polygamous households in North Burkina Faso (English)

A recent overview of World Bank social safety net programs and gender highlighted the need for greater consideration of intra-household dynamics in the design of social protection programs (Bardasi 2014). ... See More +

Brief 103851 MAR 01, 2016

Guilbert,Nathalie Marie; Pierotti,Rachael Susan French Disclosed

Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)

This study examines the determinants of adolescent sexual behavior and fertility in Nigeria, with a special focus on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of adolescents aged 10-19 years old in Karu Local Government Authority (LGA), a peri-urban area near the capital city of Abuja. ... See More +

Working Paper 103667 JAN 31, 2016

Cortez,Rafael A.; Saadat,Seemeen; Marinda,Edmore; Odutolu,Oluwole Disclosed

Gender sensitive planning, monitoring and evaluation in agricultural water management (English)

Agricultural water management projects that take an inclusive, participatory gender-sensitive approach at all levels of the project cycle help increase project effectiveness and improve account of livelihood concerns of women and the rural poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 103540 JAN 01, 2016

Gautam,Suman Rimal; Kuriakose,Anne T. Disclosed

Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)

A range of reasons is cited to explain gender differences in business performance in Africa. Within those, the sector of operations is consistently identified as a major issue. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7503 DEC 02, 2015

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mcgorman,Laura; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Costing the gender gap (English)

In sub-Saharan Africa women comprise a large proportion of the agricultural labor force, yet they are consistently found to be less productive than male farmers. ... See More +

Brief 101723 DEC 01, 2015

Goldstein,Markus P.; Westman, Moa; Torkelsson,Asa Britta Disclosed

World Bank Group gender strategy (FY16-23) : gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusive growth (English)

By many measures, 2015 marks a watershed year in the international community's efforts to advance gender equality. In September, with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN Member States committed to a renewed and more ambitious framework for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 102114 DEC 01, 2015

Disclosed

Gender inequality, structural transformation and growth : the case of Morocco (English)

This paper investigates the extent to which the persistence of gender inequality might have constrained growth and productivity in Morocco. It does so through an overview of the recent (2000-2011) growth performance and the analysis of the structure of female employment over the last decade. ... See More +

Brief 102244 DEC 01, 2015

Marotta,Daniela; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)

Although women’s police centers have been gaining popularity as a measure to address domestic violence, to date no quantitative evaluations of their impacts on the incidence of domestic violence or any other manifestations of gender equality have been done. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7497 NOV 17, 2015

Perova,Elizaveta; Reynolds,Sarah Disclosed

Umbrella facility for gender equality (English)

The umbrella facility for gender equality (UFGE) is a multi-donor facility established in 2012 to strengthen awareness, knowledge, and capacity for gender-informed policy making. ... See More +

Working Paper 100682 NOV 04, 2015

Disclosed

Partnering for gender equality : World Bank annual gender trust funds program report 2015 (English)

Annual Report 101061 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

All in my head ? the play of exclusion and discrimination in the labor market (English)

Labor market discrimination is very difficult to pinpoint, even more difficult to measure and almost impossible to “prove”. It has been studied in many disciplines of which economics and sociology are prime. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7468 OCT 30, 2015

Das,Maitreyi Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)
See More +
APR 12, 2016 SFG2057 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Absent laws and missing women: can domestic violence legislation reduce female mortality ? (English)
See More +
APR 05, 2016 WPS7622 Policy Research Working Paper
Umbrella facility for gender equality : list of grants, April 2016 (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2016 104744 Brief
Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2016 105075 Publication
Fiji - Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project : gender action plan (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2016 SFG2073 Resettlement Plan
When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)
See More +
MAR 21, 2016 WPS7613 Policy Research 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)
See More +
MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper English
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
See More +
MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper French
Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2016 WPS7588 Policy Research Working Paper
Intra-household dynamics and the design of social protection programs : the case of polygamous households in North Burkina Faso (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2016 103851 Brief French
Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)
See More +
JAN 31, 2016 103667 Working Paper
Gender sensitive planning, monitoring and evaluation in agricultural water management (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 103540 Working Paper
Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)
See More +
DEC 02, 2015 WPS7503 Policy Research Working Paper
Costing the gender gap (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2015 101723 Brief
World Bank Group gender strategy (FY16-23) : gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusive growth (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2015 102114 Working Paper
Gender inequality, structural transformation and growth : the case of Morocco (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2015 102244 Brief
Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)
See More +
NOV 17, 2015 WPS7497 Policy Research Working Paper
Umbrella facility for gender equality (English)
See More +
NOV 04, 2015 100682 Working Paper
Partnering for gender equality : World Bank annual gender trust funds program report 2015 (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2015 101061 Annual Report
All in my head ? the play of exclusion and discrimination in the labor market (English)
See More +
OCT 30, 2015 WPS7468 Policy Research Working Paper