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Uganda - Enhancing Social Risk Management and Gender Equality Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The objective of the Enhancing Social Risk Management and Gender Equality Project for Uganda is to increase access to GBV prevention programs and multi-sectoral response services by groups at risk in targeted districts. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3303 APR 26, 2017

Fernandes,Patricia Maria Disclosed

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 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 Disclosed

Addressing sexual violence related trauma in Eastern DRC with cognitive processing therapy (English)

Sexual violence (SV) is recognized as a significant problem in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). SV can contribute to high levels of mental health symptoms, impaired functioning, and experiences of social stigmatization in female survivors, many of whom also face extreme economic hardship and poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 114287 JUN 01, 2013

Bass, Judith; Bolton, Paul; Kaysen, Debra; Griffith, Shelly; Murray, Sarah; Cetinoglu,Talita; Robinette, Katie; Guimond, Marie-France; Wachter, Karin; Annan,Jeannie Ruth Disclosed

Schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi (English)

The authors investigate the effect of exposure to violent conflict on human capital accumulation in Burundi. The authors combine a nationwide household survey with secondary sources on the location and timing of the conflict. ... See More +

Journal Article 112406 MAY 14, 2013

Verwimp,Philip; Van Bavel,Jan Disclosed

Short, and long-term impact of violence on education : the case of Timor Leste (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of the wave of violence that occurred in Timor Leste in 1999 on education outcomes. The authors examine the short-term impact of the violence on school attendance in 2001 and its longer-term impact on primary school completion of the same cohorts of children observed again in 2007. ... See More +

Journal Article 112407 FEB 28, 2013

Justino,Patricia; Leone, Marinella; Salardi, Paola 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

Chinese, English 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