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Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)

This paper examines the relationship between caste and gender inequality in three states in India. When households are grouped using conventional, government-defined categories of caste the paper finds patterns that are consistent with existing literature: lower-caste women are more likely to participate in the labor market, have greater decision-making autonomy within their households, and experience greater freedom of movement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8109 JUN 22, 2017

Joshi,Shareen; Kochhar,Nishtha; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)

What role do institutional constraints and social norms play in determining persistent gender gapsin economic and political participation and have institutional reforms been successful in reducing these gaps? ... See More +

World Development Report 116405 JUN 13, 2017

Milazzo,Annamaria; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (English)

This paper documents the positive link between the noncognitive skills of women farmers and the adoption of a cash crop. The context is Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, where the majority of rural households practice subsistence farming. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8095 JUN 08, 2017

Montalvao,Joao; Frese,Michael Dr.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

In the mind, the household, or the market ? concepts and measurement of women's economic empowerment (English)

The concept of empowerment is now widely used in several disciplines to characterize the states and social processes of individuals and communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8079 MAY 31, 2017

Fox,Louise; Romero,Carolina Disclosed

Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Thai)

In almost every country, stigma against a non normative sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) fuels the social exclusion of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. ... See More +

Working Paper 114995 MAY 17, 2017

English Disclosed

Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)

This paper examines salary gaps by gender and nationality at the World Bank Group between 1987 and 2015 using a unique panel of all employees over this period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8058 MAY 12, 2017

Das,Jishnu; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard; Tordoir,Sander Florian Disclosed

Tunisia - Productive Inclusion Opportunities for Young Women and Men Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3365 MAY 01, 2017

Huchard,Marie Agnes Ndour Disclosed

India development update : unlocking women’s potential (English)

India has among the lowest female labor force participation rates (LFPRs) in the world. In particular, low female LFPR is a drag on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and an obstacle towards reaching a higher growth path. ... See More +

Working Paper 115297 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gender and agricultural risk : a gendered approach to agricultural risk assessments and management strategies (English)

The objective of this paper is to develop an approach for integrating a gender dimension into Agricultural Sector Risk Assessments (ASRAs). The focus is on the approach because both agricultural risk and gender issues are contextual, thus the outcomes of a gender-based risk assessment are highly dependent on the social, cultural, geo-graphic, and economic contexts of the setting in which the assessment is applied. ... See More +

Working Paper 114272 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of to increase access to Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention programs and multi-sectoral response services by groups at risk in targeted districts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3286 APR 01, 2017

Fernandes,Patricia Maria Disclosed

Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project for Uganda to increase access to Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention programs and multi-sectoral response services by groups at risk in targeted districts. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3279 APR 01, 2017

Fernandes,Patricia Maria Disclosed

Nepal - School Sector Reform Program Project (English)

Ratings of School Sector Reform Program Project (SSRP) for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3994 MAR 15, 2017

Disclosed

The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)

Since the 1990s, India has seen robust economic growth, rising wages, steady fertility decline, increased urbanization, and expanded educational attainment for males and females. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8004 MAR 14, 2017

Das,Maitreyi B; Zumbyte,Ieva Disclosed

Country gender action plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the period FY2017 - FY2021 (English)

This country gender action plan (CGAP) is formulated to facilitate dialogue within the World Bank Group (WBG) and with the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) in addressing gender-related priorities in Lao PDR in order to achieve the goals set in the five-year national plan on promoting gender equality and the 8th national socio-economic development plan (NSEDP) 2016-2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 115142 FEB 13, 2017

Disclosed

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

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

Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)

Despite progress on women’s labor force participation in the past few decades, there remain persistent gender gaps across multiple dimensions of job quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 113175 JAN 01, 2017

Datta,Namita; Kotikula,Aphichoke Disclosed

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Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 WPS8109 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 116405 World Development Report
Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 WPS8095 Policy Research Working Paper
In the mind, the household, or the market ? concepts and measurement of women's economic empowerment (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 WPS8079 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Thai)
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MAY 17, 2017 114995 Working Paper English
Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 WPS8058 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Productive Inclusion Opportunities for Young Women and Men Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3365 Environmental Assessment
India development update : unlocking women’s potential (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115297 Working Paper
Gender and agricultural risk : a gendered approach to agricultural risk assessments and management strategies (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114272 Working Paper
Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3286 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3279 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Nepal - School Sector Reform Program Project (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 ICR3994 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8004 Policy Research Working Paper
Country gender action plan for Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the period FY2017 - FY2021 (English)
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FEB 13, 2017 115142 Working Paper
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
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
Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113175 Working Paper