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Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. It seems that barely a day goes by without the desperate plight of migrants making international headlines. ... See More +

Board Report 104880 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)

The objective of this Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project is to raise awareness about, and improve response to, Gender Based Violence in Nepal. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2057 APR 12, 2016

Islam,Nadia Disclosed

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (English)

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) has been a priority for both governments and civil society in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). ... See More +

Publication 104777 APR 11, 2016

Black, Robert E; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Temmerman, Marleen; Walker,Pat Neff; Bustreo,Flavia; Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Gelband, Hellen; Horton,Susan E.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Mock, Charles N. 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

Small area estimation of child malnutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)

Reducing child undernutrition is a key social policy objective of the Ethiopian government. Despite substantial reduction over the past decade and a half, child undernutrition is still high. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7581 FEB 29, 2016

Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Fisker,Peter Simonsen; Andrews,Colin; Khan,Qaiser M. Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo - Street Children Project (English)

Ratings for the Street Children Project for Democratic Republic of Congo were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3749 FEB 29, 2016

Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Reproductive Health Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Reproductive Health Project for Burkina Faso is to improve the utilization and quality of reproductive health services in the Recipient's territory, with a particular focus on selected regions of the Recipient. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1649 FEB 23, 2016

Disclosed

Idle youth in Mexico : trapped between the war on drugs and economic crisis (English)

The present study combines data from Mexico's employment surveys (Encuesta Nacional de Empleo and Encuesta Nacional de Ocupación y Empleo) with the country's official statistics on murder rates to create a state-level panel data set covering the period 1995 to 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7558 FEB 04, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Gutierrez Fierros,Carlos; Vargas M.,J. Vicente Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - P151831 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA56830 FEB 04, 2016

Tesliuc,Cornelia M.

Kenya - Can the private sector help train youth for jobs? (English)

The World Bank is committed to working with governments to give everyone the ability to lead productive and healthy lives and getting youth ready for and in jobs is part of this. ... See More +

Brief 103114 FEB 01, 2016

Disclosed

Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)

Improved outcomes for women and children - more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes - have broad individual, family, and societal benefits. ... See More +

Working Paper 103202 FEB 01, 2016

Aguilar Rivera,Ana Milena; Candland,Tara Lynn; Galdo,Virgilio; Manang,Fredrick Emiliano; Trichler,Rachel Bodily; Yamagata,Ritsuko 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

Out of school and out of work: a diagnostic of ninis in Latin America (English)

Using all the household survey data available in Latin America during the period 1992 to 2013, this paper estimates that in 2015, 20 million youth ages 15 to 24 years in the region were out of school and not working (making them ninis, for "ni estudian ni trabajan"). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7548 JAN 28, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Popova,Anna; Rogers,F. Halsey 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

Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis (English)

This study aims to provide policy makers in the region with analysis of the nini issue and options for addressing it in their countries. To do so, the study undertakes a comprehensive diagnosis quantifying the problem, develops a conceptual framework identifying the determinants of youths’ choices, uses all the available data to test the theoretical implications, and reviews the evidence regarding interventions that have proven effective in keeping youth in school and helping them become employed. ... See More +

Publication 99447 JAN 15, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Rogers,F. Halsey; Székely, Miguel Spanish Disclosed

Ninis in Uruguay (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102789 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102788 JAN 15, 2016

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

Providing rural youth in Aceh with an alternative to forest crime : lessons from the community rangers program (English)

In the wake of the peace accord, the province experienced demands for a fast recovery of the economy and restored freedom of movement. This resulted in widespread illegal logging. ... See More +

Brief 102511 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

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Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104880 Board Report
Nepal - Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)
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APR 12, 2016 SFG2057 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (English)
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APR 11, 2016 104777 Publication
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
Small area estimation of child malnutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7581 Policy Research Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo - Street Children Project (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 ICR3749 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Burkina Faso - Reproductive Health Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 23, 2016 PAD1649 Project Paper
Idle youth in Mexico : trapped between the war on drugs and economic crisis (English)
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FEB 04, 2016 WPS7558 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - P151831 (English)
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FEB 04, 2016 PIDA56830 Project Information Document
Kenya - Can the private sector help train youth for jobs? (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103114 Brief
Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103202 Working Paper
Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)
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JAN 31, 2016 103667 Working Paper
Out of school and out of work: a diagnostic of ninis in Latin America (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7548 Policy Research Working Paper
Following Mexican youth : a short-run study of time use decisions (English)
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JAN 18, 2016 WPS7534 Policy Research Working Paper
Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 99447 Publication Spanish
Ninis in Uruguay (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102789 Working Paper
Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102788 Working Paper
First Loan for Family Planning, Jamaica – Population Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104679 Working Paper
Providing rural youth in Aceh with an alternative to forest crime : lessons from the community rangers program (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102511 Brief
Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104964 Working Paper