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Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)

This paper analyzes smoking prevalence and smoking behaviors in Papua New Guinea. Using the 2009–10 Papua New Guinea Household Income and Expenditure Survey, the paper analyzes the determinants of tobacco use and tobacco choices in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7302 JUN 10, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Xu,Xiaochen; Anderson,Ian

Congo, Democratic Republic of - DRC Street Children Project : P115318 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19700 JUN 10, 2015

0000A8056

Jordan - Second Education Reform for the Knowledge Economy Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 97515 MAY 26, 2015

Tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea (English)

Tobacco use is a major challenge to international development. Despite being a signatory to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and a Tobacco Free Pacific, Papua New Guinea is one of the ten countries with the highest rates of tobacco use in the world. ... See More +

Brief 96795 MAY 01, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui

Niger - Population and Health Support Project (English)

The project development objective of the Population and Health Support Project for Niger is to increase the utilization of reproductive health and nutrition services in targeted areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1137 MAY 01, 2015

MDG5/MDG acceleration framework for the Kyrgyz Republic : progress update and policy recommendations (English)

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were set at the Millennium Summit in 2000 to accelerate global progress in development. MDG 5 is aimed at improving maternal health with target 5A aiming to reduce maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by three quarters between 1990 and 2015 and target 5B aiming to achieve universal access to reproductive health by 2015. ... See More +

Report ACS13431 MAY 01, 2015

Francis,Gabriel C.

Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Recent studies in the DRC tend to focus on human rights abuses or on the status of women, however few investigations examine the link between mining and sexual violence. ... See More +

Working Paper 95971 APR 10, 2015

Family planning and health (English)

The World Banks World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health, the sixteenth in the World Development Report series, examined the interplay between human health, health policy, and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 95458 APR 09, 2015

Cochrane, Susan H.; Merrick, Thomas W.

Burkina Faso - Sahel Womens Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project : additional financing (English)

This paper addresses an additional financing made to Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project for Burkina Faso. The project development objective is to increase women and adolescent girls’ empowerment and their access to quality reproductive, child and maternal health services in selected areas of the participating countries, including the recipients territory, and to improve regional knowledge generation and sharing as well as regional capacity and coordination. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1412 APR 01, 2015

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)

Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, and economic barriers to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) potential. ... See More +

Brief 96021 APR 01, 2015

Barroy,Helene; Cortez,Rafael A.; Karamoko,Djibrilla

Exploring the phenomenon of missing girls in the South Caucasus (English)

Sex ratio at birth, the number of boys born for every 100 girls, has increased in the South Caucasus in the past decades. A World Bank study sought to produce rigorous and supporting evidence on the issue of “missing girls” in the South Caucasus countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia to inform and propose policy options. ... See More +

Working Paper 96002 APR 01, 2015

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92967 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia English

Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) affects survivors ability to achieve individual potential and contribute to the economy. Unequal gender norms within a household can limit a woman’s control over and access to economic resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 92969 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo. Nidia Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief : La violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de seguridad ciudadana, leyes y justicia (Spanish)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana English

Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief : Guia de recursos sobre violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial sobre finanzas y desarrollo empresarial (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) affects survivors ability to achieve individual potential and contribute to the economy. Unequal gender norms within a household can limit a woman’s control over and access to economic resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 92969 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo. Nidia English

Cote dIvoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 95320 MAR 26, 2015

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Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 WPS7302 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - DRC Street Children Project : P115318 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 ISR19700 Implementation Status and Results Report
Jordan - Second Education Reform for the Knowledge Economy Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 26, 2015 97515 Procurement Plan
Tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96795 Brief
Niger - Population and Health Support Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 PAD1137 Project Appraisal Document
MDG5/MDG acceleration framework for the Kyrgyz Republic : progress update and policy recommendations (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 ACS13431 Report
Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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APR 10, 2015 95971 Working Paper
Family planning and health (English)
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APR 09, 2015 95458 Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Sahel Womens Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1412 Project Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96021 Brief
Exploring the phenomenon of missing girls in the South Caucasus (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96002 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92967 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92968 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92963 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92963 Working Paper English
Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92969 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92966 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief : La violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de seguridad ciudadana, leyes y justicia (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92966 Working Paper English
Violence against women and girls resource guide : finance and enterprise development brief : Guia de recursos sobre violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial sobre finanzas y desarrollo empresarial (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92969 Working Paper English
Cote dIvoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : chair summary (English)
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MAR 26, 2015 95320 Board Summary