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Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Rule of Law is a theoretical concept social scientists use to describe a political order where laws are predictable and applied equally to all citizens, regardless of their political or economic influence. ... See More +

Publication 106712 JUN 15, 2016

Al-Dahdah,Edouard Disclosed

Womens empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)

This study looks at how a community event—adolescent womens economic and social empowerment -- and a family factor -- sibling sex composition—interact in shaping gender differences in preferences for competition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7699 JUN 07, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao,Joao; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Third Rural Water Supply And Sanitation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Third Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improving water supply and sanitation services for the target rural communities, and building up capacities of institutions in the water supply and sanitation (‘WSS’) sector. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1940 JUN 01, 2016

Copeland,Valencia M. Russian Disclosed

Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ? (English)

To explain persistent gender gaps in market outcomes, a lab experimental literature explores whether women and men have innate differences in ability (or attitudes or preferences), and a separate field-based literature studies discrimination against women in market settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7689 MAY 31, 2016

Benyishay,Ariel; Jones,Maria Ruth; Kondylis,Florence; Mobarak,Ahmed Mushfiq Disclosed

IDA18 : IDA18 overarching theme - towards 2030 : investing in growth, resilience and opportunity (English)

Board Report 106194 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy (December 2015) reflects changes in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 106181 MAY 27, 2016

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

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, intergenerational relations remain a key aspect of the future development and sustainability of the European social model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7678 MAY 17, 2016

Albertini,Marco Disclosed

China - Three Gorges Modern Logistics Center Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)

The objectives of the Three Gorges Modern Logistics Center Infrastructure Project for China are: 1) to enhance the efficiency of freight logistics along the Yangtze River within the urban area of Yichang; 2) to promote multimodal transportation of ports of the Yangtze River; and 3) to reduce carbon emission of logistic transportation. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2182 MAY 16, 2016

Yuan,Ruifeng Disclosed

Work and family : Latin American and Caribbean women in search of a new balance (English)

Over recent decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have increased their labor force participation faster than in any other region of the world. ... See More +

Publication 105982 MAY 12, 2016

Chioda,Laura Disclosed

Understanding gender in Maldives : towards inclusive development (English)

Within the past decade Maldives moved from low- to middle-income status, introduced democracy, and was hailed as a Millennium Development Goal Plus country. ... See More +

Publication 105635 MAY 08, 2016

El-Horr,Janna; Rohini Prabha Pande Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106233 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Fuchs,Michael J.; Pacaci Elitok,Secil; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Gender-dimensions of collective forest tenure reform in China (English)

The reform of China's collectively owned forest land, began in 2008, is arguably the largest land-reform undertaking in modern times in terms of area and people affected. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18496 MAY 01, 2016

Ren,Xin-000333444 Disclosed

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Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUN 15, 2016 106712 Publication
Womens empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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JUN 07, 2016 WPS7699 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Third Rural Water Supply And Sanitation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG1940 Resettlement Plan Russian
Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ? (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7689 Policy Research Working Paper
IDA18 : IDA18 overarching theme - towards 2030 : investing in growth, resilience and opportunity (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106194 Board Report
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 106181 Board Report
Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106135 Publication
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
Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7678 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Three Gorges Modern Logistics Center Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 SFG2182 Resettlement Plan
Work and family : Latin American and Caribbean women in search of a new balance (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 105982 Publication
Understanding gender in Maldives : towards inclusive development (English)
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MAY 08, 2016 105635 Publication
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106233 Working Paper
Gender-dimensions of collective forest tenure reform in China (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS18496 Working Paper