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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : السلطة الفلسطينية؟ يمهد؟ ال؟ الطريقة ؟؟ لإدراج الاقتصادي للمرأة في؟ الخليج التعاونية؟ ص؟ مجلس نشوئها (GCC) (Arabic)

This engagement note in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) aims to identify entry points that respond to the strategic goals and country development priorities announced by GCC member states. ... See More +

Working Paper 105816 MAR 08, 2016

Constant,Samantha M. 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

Basic profile of early childbirth in Ethiopia (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Ethiopia. Measures of early childbirth are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who had their first child before 18 is 18.7 percent and it has decreased substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105923 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in Egypt (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Egypt. Measures of early childbirth are high. The share of women aged 18-22 who had their first child before 18 is 6.6 percent and it has decreased over time. ... See More +

Brief 105921 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Measures of early childbirth are high in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The share of women ages 18-22 who had a child before 18 is 25.6 percent and it has decreased only slightly over time. ... See More +

Brief 105919 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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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
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
Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : السلطة الفلسطينية؟ يمهد؟ ال؟ الطريقة ؟؟ لإدراج الاقتصادي للمرأة في؟ الخليج التعاونية؟ ص؟ مجلس نشوئها (GCC) (Arabic)
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MAR 08, 2016 105816 Working Paper
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
Basic profile of early childbirth in Ethiopia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105923 Brief
Basic profile of early childbirth in Egypt (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105921 Brief
Basic profile of early childbirth in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105919 Brief