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Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)

Every year, malnutrition claims the lives of 3 million children under age five and costs the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity and health care costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 104865 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)

The Russian Federation's population has been declining since 1992, but recently the decline appears to be over. Although fertility has risen since the 2007 introduction of the family policy package, which focused on stimulating second and higher-order births, total fertility rates still remain significantly below replacement rate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7643 APR 18, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Besedina,Elena; Aritomi,Tami 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

Closing the health gaps for the elderly : promoting health equity and social inclusion in Thailand (English)

Thailand has succeeded in expanding coverage of publicly-funded and publicly-managed health insurance schemes, following the introduction of universal health coverage policy in 2001. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13326 APR 01, 2016

Sondergaard,Lars M. Disclosed

Out of the shadows : making mental health a global development priority (English)

Mental disorders impose an enormous burden on society, accounting for almost one in three years lived with disability globally. In addition to their health impact, mental disorders cause a significant economic burden due to lost economic output and the link between mental disorders and costly, potentially fatal conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV, and obesity. ... See More +

Working Paper 105052 APR 01, 2016

Mnookin, Seth 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

Africa - IGAD Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Program (IRAPP) Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Regional Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Partnership Program (IRAPP) Support Project for Africa were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2668 MAR 21, 2016

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

Kenya - Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care Project : vulnerable and marginalized groups planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care Project for Kenya is to improve utilization and quality of primary health care (PHC) services with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) services. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2064 MAR 01, 2016

Lee,Yi-Kyoung Disclosed

Timor-Leste - Health equity and financial protection report (English)

This report analyses equity and financial protection in the health sector of Timor-Leste. In particular, it examines inequalities in health outcomes, health behavior and health care utilization; benefit incidence analysis; financial protection; and the progressivity of health care financing. ... See More +

Working Paper 103445 FEB 01, 2016

Ly,Caroline; Lee,Yi-Kyoung; Hou,Xiaohui 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

Following Mexican youth : a short-run study of time use decisions (English)

This paper exploits data from a rotating panel that follows individuals for four quarters to shed light on the factors driving the time use decisions and restrictions faced by Mexican youth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7534 JAN 18, 2016

Baron,Juan; Popova,Anna; Sanchez Diaz,Angelica Maria Disclosed

First Loan for Family Planning, Jamaica – Population Project (English)

The World Bank has been working in family planning and reproductive health for more than 30 years. As of 2005, the Bank has provided more than 3 billion dollars to finance projects addressing these issues. ... See More +

Working Paper 104679 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Healthgram, Staff Concerns about AIDS, September 19, 1985 (English)

The Bank did everything to reassure the staff that they could not contract the disease from others in the workplace by casual contact and outlined the precautions that needed to be taken while traveling. ... See More +

Working Paper 104678 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)

The aim of the study is to better understand adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs in order to inform the design of interventions and policies that improve access to and use of adolescent SRH services in Niger. ... See More +

Working Paper 104964 JAN 01, 2016

Barroy,Helene; Cortez,Rafael A.; Le Jean,Nora; Wang,Hui-000453443 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

Impact evaluation baseline report : fertility and family planning (English)

The government of The Gambia is implementing the Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project (MCNHRP) to increase the use of community nutrition and primary maternal and child health services. ... See More +

Brief 101503 DEC 01, 2015

Ferguson, Laura; Hasan,Rifat; Nicholson, Alexandra Disclosed

Impact evaluation baseline report : maternal health and nutrition (English)

The government of The Gambia is implementing the Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project (MCNHRP) to increase the use of community nutrition and primary maternal and child health services. ... See More +

Brief 101502 DEC 01, 2015

Ferguson, Laura; Hasan,Rifat; Thomas,Hannah Elizabeth Disclosed

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Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)
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APR 18, 2016 104865 Working Paper
Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7643 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Closing the health gaps for the elderly : promoting health equity and social inclusion in Thailand (English)
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APR 01, 2016 AUS13326 Working Paper
Out of the shadows : making mental health a global development priority (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105052 Working Paper
Fiji - Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project : gender action plan (English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG2073 Resettlement Plan
Africa - IGAD Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Program (IRAPP) Support Project (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 ICR2668 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
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MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper French
Kenya - Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care Project : vulnerable and marginalized groups planning framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 SFG2064 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Timor-Leste - Health equity and financial protection report (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103445 Working Paper
Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)
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JAN 31, 2016 103667 Working Paper
Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project : procurement plan : Guinée - Projet d’Amélioration des Soins de Santé Primaire dans des Régions Ciblées de la Guinée (PASSPG) : Plan de Passation (French)
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JAN 27, 2016 103020 Procurement Plan
Following Mexican youth : a short-run study of time use decisions (English)
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JAN 18, 2016 WPS7534 Policy Research Working Paper
First Loan for Family Planning, Jamaica – Population Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104679 Working Paper
Healthgram, Staff Concerns about AIDS, September 19, 1985 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104678 Working Paper
Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104964 Working Paper
Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 WPS7503 Policy Research Working Paper
Costing the gender gap (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101723 Brief
Impact evaluation baseline report : fertility and family planning (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101503 Brief
Impact evaluation baseline report : maternal health and nutrition (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101502 Brief