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Mini-grids and gender equality : inclusive design, better development outcomes : key issues, and potential actions (English)

This note is intended to serve as a quick reference guide for applying a gender lens to the design and implementation of a mini‐grid to enhance development outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 121841 FEB 01, 2017

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Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)

More than 1.1 billion people globally lack access to electricity, and 2.9 billion lack access to clean cooking fuels. Why does gender matter in access to energy services? ... See More +

Brief 115066 JAN 01, 2017

Dutta,Soma; Kooijman, Annemarije; Cecelski,Elizabeth W. Disclosed

Case study : addressing gender-based violence with companies in Papua New Guinea (English)

In Papua New Guinea, gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread, with 94 percent of employers saying their staff has likely experi¬enced GBV. This violence affects women at home and at work. ... See More +

Working Paper 121540 JAN 01, 2017

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Employing women catalyzes change at a chemical plant in India (English)

Even as women make increasing strides in employment, many industries remain tacitly off limits. One hundred economies maintain gender-based job restrictions by law, reinforcing the informal social mores that make it difficult for women to enter traditionally male-dominated sectors, such as extractive industries, construction or heavy manufacturing. ... See More +

Working Paper 121537 JAN 01, 2017

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Executive briefing : the business case for gender-smart solutions in the private sector (English)

From developing talent to reaching new markets, a growing body of evidence captures ways companies can benefit from investing in women as leaders, employees, entrepreneurs, customers and community partners. ... See More +

Working Paper 121531 JAN 01, 2017

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Case study : NCS drives women's leadership in Papua New Guinea (English)

There are few places in the world with greater need, and opportunity, to promote gender-smart solutions for business than Papua New Guinea. Women participate in the formal sector at less than half the rate of me ... See More +

Working Paper 121541 JAN 01, 2017

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Case study : Boyner Group's supply chain strengthens women in business (English)

In Turkey, only 16 percent of small and medium enterprises are majority-owned by women.1 If women participated fully in the labor force, the Turkish Gross National Income could increase by 22 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 121547 JAN 01, 2017

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Women entrepreneurs light the way for solar products in India (English)

Lighting Asia/India, part of IFC’s Lighting Global program, accelerates access to clean and affordable energy in rural India by promoting modern off-grid lighting products, home systems, and mini-grid connections. ... See More +

Working Paper 121538 JAN 01, 2017

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Mainstreaming gender and targeting women in inclusive insurance : perspectives and emerging lessons - a compendium of technical notes and case studies (English)

Mainstreaming gender and targeting women in inclusive insurance: perspectives and emerging lessons - a compendium of technical notes and case studies was prepared for the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) by the IFC Gender Secretariat, Finance and Markets, and the Financial Institutions Group, GIZ’s Sector Initiatives Social Protection and Global Initiative for Access to Insurance on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Women’s World Banking, in collaboration with the Access to Insurance Initiative and the Self-Employed Women’s Association. ... See More +

Working Paper 121550 SEP 01, 2016

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Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)

Analysis of household expenditure surveys since 2008 in 22 Sub-Saharan African countries shows that one-third of all people use electricity. As expected, users are disproportionately urban and rich. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7789 AUG 09, 2016

Kojima,Masami; Zhou,Xin; Han,Jeesun; De Wit,Joerie Frederik; Bacon,Robert W.; Trimble,Christopher Philip Disclosed

Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : executive summary (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

Gender action plan : 2016-2021 (English)

GFDRR is bolstering both its commitment to and capacity for integrating gender issues into its climate and disaster risk management efforts. GFDRR’s gender strategy is an overarching plan that emerges from and is driven by the Inclusive Community Resilience (ICR) program but is applied across the GFDRR portfolio. ... See More +

Working Paper 114422 JAN 01, 2016

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The impact of war on Somali men : an inception study (English)

This report summarizes findings from the inception phase of the research project The Impact of War on Somali Men (IWM) undertaken by the Rift Valley Institute (RVI)1 between December 2013 and May 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 114315 MAY 01, 2015

Gardner, Judith; El-Bushra, Judy Disclosed

Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Energy Sector Development Project are, through technical assistance, to strengthen the policy development and strategic framework for renewable energy and rural electrification, and to attract investors for the sustainable development of a new hydropower generator that will supply the Port Moresby grid. ... See More +

Brief 93490 JAN 01, 2015

Aiello, Robert Disclosed

India - Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Compliance matrix (English)

The objective of the Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Program Project for India is to: (i) improve quality, safety and sustainability of targeted state highway corridors and; (ii) to introduce better road management practices. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4691 NOV 25, 2014

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Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)

Adolescents around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contribute to a lack of awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights that can have serious implications on their health and welfare throughout the rest of their lives. ... See More +

Brief 91291 OCT 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Hinson, Laura; Petroni, Suzanne Disclosed

Household Energy for Cooking : Project design principles (English)

Reliance on solid fuels for cooking is an indicator of energy poverty. Access to modern energy services - including electricity and clean fuels - is important for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90274 JUL 01, 2013

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Intrahousehold bargaining and resource allocation in developing countries (English)

Many key development outcomes depend on women s ability to negotiate favorable intrahousehold allocations of resources. Yet it has been difficult to clearly identify which policies can increase women’s bargaining power and result in better outcomes. ... See More +

Journal Article 112497 FEB 01, 2013

Doss,Cheryl Disclosed

Gender in Belarus, Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)

Despite showing some positive outcomes in terms of gender equality when compared to the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) regional average, Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine are confronted with a set of gender issues, which need to be addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper 111568 MAR 01, 2012

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Gender in the Western Balkans : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)

Gender-related outcomes are heterogeneous across the Western Balkans countries. This sub-region performs reasonably well in terms of gender equality in endowments (health, demographics and education) when compared to the regional Europe and Central Asia (ECA) average. ... See More +

Working Paper 111571 MAR 01, 2012

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Mini-grids and gender equality : inclusive design, better development outcomes : key issues, and potential actions (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 121841 Working Paper
Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115066 Brief
Case study : addressing gender-based violence with companies in Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121540 Working Paper
Employing women catalyzes change at a chemical plant in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121537 Working Paper
Executive briefing : the business case for gender-smart solutions in the private sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121531 Working Paper
Case study : NCS drives women's leadership in Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121541 Working Paper
Case study : Boyner Group's supply chain strengthens women in business (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121547 Working Paper
Women entrepreneurs light the way for solar products in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121538 Working Paper
Mainstreaming gender and targeting women in inclusive insurance : perspectives and emerging lessons - a compendium of technical notes and case studies (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 121550 Working Paper
Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)
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AUG 09, 2016 WPS7789 Policy Research Working Paper
Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)
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MAR 08, 2016 105816 Working Paper
Gender action plan : 2016-2021 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114422 Working Paper
The impact of war on Somali men : an inception study (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 114315 Working Paper
Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93490 Brief
India - Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Compliance matrix (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 E4691 Environmental Assessment
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91291 Brief
Household Energy for Cooking : Project design principles (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 90274 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Intrahousehold bargaining and resource allocation in developing countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 112497 Journal Article
Gender in Belarus, Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 111568 Working Paper
Gender in the Western Balkans : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 111571 Working Paper