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Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis : Ninis en América Latina : 20 millones de jóvenes en busca de oportunidades (Spanish)

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 English Disclosed

Closing the gap : improving laws protecting women from violence (French)

Women, business and the law examines where economies provide legal protection for women and girls in areas such as child marriage, domestic violence, and marital rape. ... See More +

Working Paper 117707 APR 01, 2015

Sakhonchik,Alena; Recavarren, Isabel Santagostino; Tavares,Paula Magarinos Torres English, Portuguese Disclosed

India - Boosting the success of industrial trainees in the job market : India - Impulsar el exito de los aprendices industriales en el mercado laboral (Spanish)

Using a reform-based loan from the International Development Association (IDA), India has successfully improved the quality of vocational training provided by 400 industrial training institutes (ITI) and strengthened the quality of more than 10,000 vocational training instructors, helping to ensure that more than 200,000 trainees are more suited to the job market. ... See More +

Brief 93510 MAY 09, 2012

English, Chinese Disclosed

Vulnerabilidade entre criancas e jovens: pobreeza, exclusao e risco social em cinco estados Brasileiros (Portuguese)

This report seeks to contribute to knowledge in two areas that are key to poverty reduction and social development: education and youth vulnerability. ... See More +

Working Paper 33343 APR 01, 2004

Junho Pena, Maria-Valeria; Rodrigues dos Santos, Maria Madalena; Veiga, Alinne; Brakarz, Barbara; Gomes da Silva, Jose Edson; Bonelli, Regis; Salem, Tania; De Franco, Vania Disclosed