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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

Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Incremental environment and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project for Ethiopia is to improve equitable access to basic services and strengthen accountability systems at the decentralized level. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 115609 JUN 01, 2017

Belay,Ethiopia Disclosed

Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (English)

This paper uses unique data collected in rural Pakistan to assess the extent to which consanguinity, which is widespread in North Africa, Central and West Asia, and most parts of South Asia, is linked to child cognitive ability and nutritional status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8074 MAY 24, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery Project (English)

The development objective of the Rural Service Delivery Project for Papua New Guinea is to improve communities' access to basic infrastructure and services in targeted rural areas using inclusive, participatory planning, and implementation. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1934 MAY 18, 2017

Disclosed

Central African Republic - Car Service Delivery and Support to Communities Affected by Displacement Project (English)

The objective of the Car Service Delivery and Support to Communities Affected by Displacement Project for Central African Republic is to increase access to basic services, infrastructure and safety nets for communities affected by forced displacement. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2306 MAY 03, 2017

Disclosed

From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya 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

Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Net Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of Fourth Productive Safety Net Project for Ethiopia is to increase access to effective safety net and disaster risk management systems, and complementary livelihood and nutrition services for food insecure households in rural Ethiopia. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2374 APR 19, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)

This is an assessment of the fiduciary arrangements of Government of Indonesia’s PKH Program in accordance with the World Bank’s OP/BP 9.0 to determine suitability of the application of the Program for Results (PforR) instrument and to mitigate fiduciary risks of the proposed Program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114290 APR 14, 2017

Disclosed

Colombia - Guarantee to Strengthen Financial Safety Net Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 114421 APR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Measuring gender equality (English)

Gender equality is a core development objective in its own right and also smart development policy and business practice. No society can develop sustainably without giving men and women equal power to shape their own lives and contribute to their families, communities, and countries. ... See More +

Publication 114430 APR 10, 2017

Posadas,Josefina; Paci,Pierella; Sajaia,Zurab; Lokshin,Michael M. Disclosed

The South Asia gender innovation lab : generating evidence for improved operations and policy (English)

Set up in 2014, the South Asia gender innovation lab (GIL) develops and uses robust diagnostic tools to better understand the gender impact of development activities, identify, and evaluate innovative mechanisms to enhance gender outcomes, and facilitate their incorporation into policy and operations to address gender inequities in the South Asia region. ... See More +

Brief 114802 APR 07, 2017

Disclosed

Ukraine - Social Safety Nets Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114069 APR 06, 2017

Disclosed

Kenya - National Safety Net Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the National Safety Net Program (NSNP) for Results Project for Kenya is to support the Republic of Kenya to establish an effective national safety net program for poor and vulnerable households. ... See More +

Project Paper 111509 APR 05, 2017

Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Electricity Sector Support Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Notice d'impact environnemental et social de l'extension de la centrale thermique de Fada N'Gourma (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3233 APR 01, 2017

Tchoumba Bitnga,Natalie 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

Closing the gap : the state of social safety nets 2017 (English)

There is an increasing global focus on social protection. For the first time social protection (SP) is part of a comprehensive Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 114866 APR 01, 2017

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
Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Incremental environment and social systems assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115609 Environmental Assessment
Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 WPS8074 Policy Research Working Paper
Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery Project (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 PAD1934 Project Appraisal Document
Central African Republic - Car Service Delivery and Support to Communities Affected by Displacement Project (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 PAD2306 Project Appraisal Document
From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
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
Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Net Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 19, 2017 PAD2374 Project Paper
Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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APR 14, 2017 114290 Working Paper
Colombia - Guarantee to Strengthen Financial Safety Net Project (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114421 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Measuring gender equality (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114430 Publication
The South Asia gender innovation lab : generating evidence for improved operations and policy (English)
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APR 07, 2017 114802 Brief
Ukraine - Social Safety Nets Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114069 Procurement Plan
Kenya - National Safety Net Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 05, 2017 111509 Project Paper
Burkina Faso - Electricity Sector Support Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Notice d'impact environnemental et social de l'extension de la centrale thermique de Fada N'Gourma (French)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3233 Environmental Assessment
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
Closing the gap : the state of social safety nets 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114866 Working Paper