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Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group (WBG) gender impact evaluations (IEs). ... See More +

Brief 89989 AUG 11, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)

Gender equality cannot be achieved until women have control over their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) decisions, including those that determine their risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended, inadequately spaced, and early pregnancies. ... See More +

Brief 89997 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Georgia - Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 46039 JUL 17, 2014

Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)

Project Information Document 89712 JUL 01, 2014

Rwanda - Great Lakes Emergency Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Women’s Health Project (English)

The objectives of the Rwanda Great Lakes Emergency Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Women’s Health Project are to: (i) expand the provision of services to mitigate the short and medium term impact of sexual and gender based violence; and (ii) expand utilization of a package of health interventions targeted to poor and vulnerable females. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD977 JUN 12, 2014

Kosovo - Second Youth Development Project - additional financing (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89067 JUN 10, 2014

Strengthening Malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting : an evaluation of nested delivery models : Strengthening Malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting : an evaluation of nested delivery models (English)

Malaria continues to be a prominent global public health challenge, in part because of the slow population adoption of recommended preventive and curative behaviors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6901 JUN 01, 2014

Das, Ashis; Friedman, Jed; Kandpal, Eeshani; Ramana, GNV; Das Gupta, R K; Pradhan, Madan M; Govindaraj, Ramesh

Son preference, fertility and family structure : evidence from reproductive behavior among Nigerian women (English)

Strong boy-bias and its consequences for young and unborn girls have been widely documented for Asia. This paper considers a country in Sub-Saharan Africa and finds that parental gender preferences do affect fertility behavior and shape traditional social institutions with negative effects on adult women's health and well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6869 MAY 01, 2014

Milazzo, Annamaria

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)

Argentina's Plan Nacer provides insurance for maternal and child health care to uninsured families. The program allocates funding to provinces based on enrollment of beneficiaries and adds performance incentives based on indicators of the use and quality of maternal and child health care services and health outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6884 MAY 01, 2014

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian

The socio-economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea : recommendations for policy and programs (English)

At the request of the Prime Minister's office, between 2011-2013, the World Bank conducted a study to understand the social and economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88545 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

The socio-economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea : recommendations for policy and programs (English)

At the request of the Prime Minister's office, between 2011-2013, the World Bank conducted a study to understand the social and economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88545 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

Drivers of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)

Reports in both the national and international media and anecdotal evidence indicate that the prevalence of crime and violence is high in PNG, and presents an important obstacle to long-term development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75058 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

Gender-based violence prevention : lessons from World Bank impact evaluations (English)

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread, with adverse repercussions for individual wellbeing and development more broadly. Yet, knowledge on what works to prevent GBV is limited. ... See More +

Brief 87854 APR 30, 2014

Kiplesund, Sveinung; Morton, Matthew

South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)

The report finds that nutrition interventions rarely target adolescent girls, fathers, or elderly women. The report stresses that gender inclusive nutrition programs will ideally increase: (1) women's household autonomy; (2) household support for the woman and her own and her children's nutrition; (3) community support for the woman and her own and her children's nutrition; and include (4) help for adolescent girls. ... See More +

Newsletter 86387 APR 01, 2014

Georgia - Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project : environmental and social management framework (Georgian)

The development objective of the Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project for Georgia is to increase the participation of youth in demand-side governance, social accountability, and civic engagement at the municipal level, leading to greater youth inclusion. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4547 APR 01, 2014

English

Georgia - Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project for Georgia is to increase the participation of youth in demand-side governance, social accountability, and civic engagement at the municipal level, leading to greater youth inclusion. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4547 APR 01, 2014

Georgian

Kazakhstan - Youth Corps Project (English)

The objective of the Youth Corps Project for Kazakhstan is to promote young people's community engagement and life skills through a community-based service learning program, especially for vulnerable youth. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 77131 MAR 25, 2014

Kosovo - Second Youth Development Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Kosovo Youth Development Project (KYDP2) is: (i) promote social cohesion though inter-ethnic collaboration among young people; and (ii) improve economic opportunities and sustainable access to youth services in Kosovo. ... See More +

Project Paper 86196 MAR 20, 2014

South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)

This South Asia gender initiative newsletter includes the following headings: gender-based violence in South Asia; harnessing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to end violence against women in Nepal; technical and financial support to address gender based violence; and the promise of expanding one-stop crisis centers in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Newsletter 86041 MAR 04, 2014

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Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 89989 Brief
Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89997 Brief
Georgia - Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 46039 Procurement Plan
Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89712 Project Information Document
Rwanda - Great Lakes Emergency Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Women’s Health Project (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 PAD977 Project Appraisal Document
Kosovo - Second Youth Development Project - additional financing (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 89067 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Strengthening Malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting : an evaluation of nested delivery models : Strengthening Malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting : an evaluation of nested delivery models (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6901 Policy Research Working Paper
Jordan - Second Education Reform for the Knowledge Economy Project : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Procurement plan for works (English)
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MAY 13, 2014 88071 Procurement Plan
Son preference, fertility and family structure : evidence from reproductive behavior among Nigerian women (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6869 Policy Research Working Paper
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6884 Policy Research Working Paper
The socio-economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea : recommendations for policy and programs (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88545 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The socio-economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea : recommendations for policy and programs (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88545 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Drivers of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 75058 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender-based violence prevention : lessons from World Bank impact evaluations (English)
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APR 30, 2014 87854 Brief
South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)
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APR 01, 2014 86387 Newsletter
Georgia - Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project : environmental and social management framework (Georgian)
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APR 01, 2014 E4547 Environmental Assessment English
Georgia - Youth Inclusion and Social Accountability Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 01, 2014 E4547 Environmental Assessment Georgian
Kazakhstan - Youth Corps Project (English)
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MAR 25, 2014 77131 Project Appraisal Document
Kosovo - Second Youth Development Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 20, 2014 86196 Project Paper
South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)
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MAR 04, 2014 86041 Newsletter