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Womens empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)

This study looks at how a community event—adolescent womens economic and social empowerment -- and a family factor -- sibling sex composition—interact in shaping gender differences in preferences for competition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7699 JUN 07, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao,Joao; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Africa gender innovation lab : Afrique sexe innovation lab (French)

The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) sits squarely at the intersection of policy and operations. Our aim is to enable project teams and policymakers to advocate for better gender integration from a position of evidence. ... See More +

Brief 106572 JUN 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Coleman,Rachel Dawn English Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy (December 2015) reflects changes in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 106181 MAY 27, 2016

Disclosed

Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)

This practical notes series is devised as a how-to guide that captures the evolution of Public Private Dialogues (PPD) and the challenges faced by practitioners since the first PPD handbook was published in 2006. ... See More +

Publication 106135 MAY 25, 2016

Herzberg,Herzberg [ed.]; Sisombat,Lili [ed.] Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)

This series of policy briefs focuses on four key areas for action (or pillars): pillar one. Keeping girls in school; pillar two. Equipping out-of-school girls with skills; pillar three. ... See More +

Brief 106479 MAY 01, 2016

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

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

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Womens empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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JUN 07, 2016 WPS7699 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Afrique sexe innovation lab (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief English
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 106181 Board Report
Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106135 Publication
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
Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106479 Brief
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