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Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)

Many African countries rely on sporadic land transfers from customary to statutory domains to attract investment and improve agricultural performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7943 JAN 18, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang; Holden,Stein Terje Disclosed

Nepal - School Sector Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the School Sector Development Program Project is to improve the quality, equitable access and efficiency of basic and secondary education in Nepal by supporting the Government’s SSDP program. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112138 JAN 10, 2017

Parajuli,Dilip Disclosed

Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)

Ukraine’s economic progress has been uneven since the start of the transition in 1991. Productivity is low partly because of the slow pace of market-oriented reforms and the misallocation of the labor force. ... See More +

Publication 111553 JAN 03, 2017

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Kupets,Olga; Olefir,Anna; Muller,Noël Disclosed

Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is committed to reducing poverty and improving lives in developing countries through investment and technical assistance. ... See More +

Working Paper 112118 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia - Economic costs of gender gaps in the labor market (English)

This report presents info graphical data on gender gap in education, health, social work, employment, labor market, and entrepreneurship.

Working Paper 112837 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia country gender assessment 2016 (English)

After a decade of strong economic progress, Georgia was heavily affected by the global financial crisis in 2008-09. Between 2010 and 2014, the economy rebounded rapidly. ... See More +

Brief 112836 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Women's empowerment in rural community-driven development projects (English)

Community-driven development (CDD) interventions rest on the principle of empowering communities. Yet, the gender-specific impacts of CDD, especially on empowerment, have not received due attention in evaluation and, more generally, in the theoretical and empirical literature. ... See More +

Working Paper 112263 DEC 28, 2016

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world (English)

Several economies have laws that treat women differently from men. This study explores the degree of such legal gender disparities across 167 economies around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7803 AUG 23, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ramalho,Rita; Sakhonchik,Alena Disclosed

Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls' transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : full length baseline report (English)

This report summarizes the findings from a baseline survey conducted between October 2013 and January 2014 for the impact evaluation of the Sisters of Success (SOS) program in Monrovia, Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 108174 AUG 01, 2016

Disclosed

A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)

The Gender Diagnostic: ‘A Snapshot of Gender in Brazil Today: Institutions, Outcomes, and a Closer Look at Racial and Geographic Differences Gender issues in Brazil’ highlights progress on gender equality in the country and lays out the main areas of persisting challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 112319 AUG 01, 2016

Gukovas,Renata Mayer; Muller,Miriam; Jaquetto Pereira,Ana Claudia; Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama Disclosed

Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (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 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

Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)

The paper explains the following various exchanges with the Component Management Unit (CMU) on how to expand the youth engagement in Jordan, here are the proposed activities which would be implemented along three pillars involving: (i) the introduction of a youth lens in the portfolio, (ii) technical assistance to the Government on the implementation of the new Youth Policy, and (iii) the support for a Jordanian youth advisory group for the country work program. ... See More +

Working Paper 108556 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation : 将性别观点纳入其规划、 设计和操作指南 (Chinese)

During the past two decades, the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) has been applied rapidly in Chinese cities. It has been upgraded gradually from a single-function application to a top-level designed resource-sharing platform, designed to improve public sector efficiency in the area of satisfying people’s travel needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 108278 JAN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation (English)

During the past two decades, the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) has been applied rapidly in Chinese cities. It has been upgraded gradually from a single-function application to a top-level designed resource-sharing platform, designed to improve public sector efficiency in the area of satisfying people’s travel needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 108278 JAN 01, 2016

Chinese Disclosed

评估性别影响的智能交通系统 (ITS) 2016 (Chinese)

The World Bank and China has over 30 years of partnership and this partnership has evolved over time. In the early years, the World Bank shared its global knowledge with China on infrastructure development and institutional capacity building, which contributed to shaping China’s modernization and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 108336 JAN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 (English)

Ukraine is currently classified as a lower-middle income country in 2014. The country experienced a sustained economic growth since the early 2000’s, being associated with a fast reduction in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 107673 JAN 01, 2016

Gerasymenko,Ganna; Maksymenko,Klavdiya Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 : Оцінка гендернихпитаньв україні 2016 (Ukrainian)

Ukraine is currently classified as a lower-middle income country in 2014. The country experienced a sustained economic growth since the early 2000’s, being associated with a fast reduction in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 107673 JAN 01, 2016

Gerasymenko,Ganna; Maksymenko,Klavdiya Disclosed

Georgia - Country gender assessment (English)

This country gender assessment (CGA) reviews the state of equality between women and men in Georgia in access to opportunities, that is, equality in rights, resources, and voice for women and men. ... See More +

Working Paper 112838 JAN 01, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Tembon,Mercy Miyang; Sanchez,Carolina; Shankar,Rashmi Disclosed

A research paper on the impact of gender diversity on the economic performance of companies in Jordan (English)

Increasing women’s participation on corporate boards and in senior management is among the crucial requirements of companies all around the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 112003 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

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Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)
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JAN 18, 2017 WPS7943 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - School Sector Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 112138 Environmental Assessment
Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 111553 Publication
Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112118 Working Paper
Georgia - Economic costs of gender gaps in the labor market (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112837 Working Paper
Georgia country gender assessment 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112836 Brief
Women's empowerment in rural community-driven development projects (English)
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DEC 28, 2016 112263 Working Paper
Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 WPS7803 Policy Research Working Paper
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls' transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : full length baseline report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108174 Working Paper
A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 112319 Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief
Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106135 Publication
Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 108556 Working Paper
Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation : 将性别观点纳入其规划、 设计和操作指南 (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2016 108278 Working Paper English
Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108278 Working Paper Chinese
评估性别影响的智能交通系统 (ITS) 2016 (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2016 108336 Working Paper English
Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 107673 Working Paper
Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 : Оцінка гендернихпитаньв україні 2016 (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2016 107673 Working Paper
Georgia - Country gender assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 112838 Working Paper
A research paper on the impact of gender diversity on the economic performance of companies in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 112003 Working Paper