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Women’s empowerment in action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)

Women in developing countries are disempowered: high youth unemployment, early marriage and childbearing interact to limit their investments into human capital and enforce dependence on men. ... See More +

Working Paper 118203 JUL 01, 2017

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Burgess,Robin Stuart L.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Gulesci,Selim; Rasul,Imran; Sulaimany,Munshi Disclosed

Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)

The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) sits squarely at the intersection of policy and operations. Our aim is to enable project teams and policymakers to advocate for better gender integration from a position of evidence. ... See More +

Brief 106572 JUN 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Coleman,Rachel Dawn English Disclosed

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society : Maroc : equilibrer les chances - renforcer l’autonomisation des femmes pour une société plus ouverte, inclusive et prospère (French)

This report is about women in Morocco who continue to face obstacles in social, economic, and political participation. These obstacles are a result of discriminatory legislative frameworks, social norms that restrict legal rights, and limited economic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 103907 MAR 08, 2016

Marotta,Daniela English Disclosed

Violent conflict and gender inequality : an overview (English)

Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these impacts are seldom gender neutral. ... See More +

Journal Article 112498 FEB 01, 2013

Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Das Gupta,Monica; Casabonne,Ursula; Verwimp,Philip Disclosed

Namibia - Performance Management and Monitoring and Evaluation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 78025 DEC 01, 2011

Disclosed

Promoting sustainable gender equality and empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa : Égalité entre les sexes et autonomisation des femmes au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord (French)

This Results Profile talks about promoting sustainable gender equality and empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Women had made significant progress on education indicators, but did not lead to the expected result of greater economic and social empowerment of women. ... See More +

Brief 99873 MAR 11, 2011

Disclosed

Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project : Desarrollo Inclusivo Posconflicto en Bougainville (Spanish)

This Results Profile focuses on Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project in Papua New Guinea. Prior to the conflict, women played vital roles in community level decision making and were key agents of development. ... See More +

Brief 99871 MAR 08, 2011

Disclosed

Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project : Développement solidaire dans un projet post-conflit à Bougainville (French)

This Results Profile focuses on Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project in Papua New Guinea. Prior to the conflict, women played vital roles in community level decision making and were key agents of development. ... See More +

Brief 99871 MAR 08, 2011

Disclosed

Stolen asset recovery : a good practices guide for non-conviction based asset forfeiture (Thai)

Non-Conviction Based (NCB) asset forfeiture is a powerful tool for recovering the proceeds of corruption, particularly in cases where the proceeds have been transferred abroad. ... See More +

Publication 48092 APR 13, 2009

Samuel, Linda M.; Grant, Wingate; Gray, Larissa; Greenberg, Theodore S. Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Ethiopia - Women's earnings increase (Arabic)

Brief 94869 NOV 18, 2008

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Women's earnings increase : Etiopía - Augmenta el ingreso de las mujeres (Spanish)

Brief 94869 NOV 18, 2008

Disclosed

Vietnam : Country Gender Assessment (Vietnamese)

The report is organized into three main sections: The first section reviews some of the trends over time in closing gender gaps, focusing on key indicators such as access to health care and education and participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 38445 DEC 01, 2006

English Disclosed

Voices of Vietnamese women entrepreneurs (Vietnamese)

Voices of Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam highlights some conversations with successful businesswomen. As they reveal in the following pages, women entrepreneurs still face many obstacles on a variety of levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 37578 AUG 01, 2006

English Disclosed

Targeted policies that support women's entrepreneurship can boost Vietnam's economic growth (Vietnamese)

In regard to Vietnam, this paper discusses the challenges facing businesswomen, and measures that can promote women't enterprise development. The contents include: a stronger legal framework for gender equality can encourage women's enterprise development; women entrepreneurs still face many challenges in setting up and running their businesses; and the government and society should recognize that women's enterprise development contributes to sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 36840 APR 01, 2006

Weeks, Julie; Dang, Duc Dzung English Disclosed

Afghanistan - Country gender assessment : national reconstruction and poverty reduction - the role of women in Afghanistan's future (Dari)

Throughout the 20th century, the debate on women's rights and their role in Afghan society has been closely interlinked with the national destiny. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 35606 MAR 01, 2005

English Disclosed

Afghanistan - Country gender assessment : national reconstruction and poverty reduction - the role of women in Afghanistan's future (English)

Throughout the 20th century, the debate on women's rights and their role in Afghan society has been closely interlinked with the national destiny. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 35606 MAR 01, 2005

Dari Disclosed

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Women’s empowerment in action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118203 Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief English
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society : Maroc : equilibrer les chances - renforcer l’autonomisation des femmes pour une société plus ouverte, inclusive et prospère (French)
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MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper English
Violent conflict and gender inequality : an overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 112498 Journal Article
Namibia - Performance Management and Monitoring and Evaluation Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 78025 Procurement Plan
Promoting sustainable gender equality and empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa : Égalité entre les sexes et autonomisation des femmes au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord (French)
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MAR 11, 2011 99873 Brief
Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project : Desarrollo Inclusivo Posconflicto en Bougainville (Spanish)
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MAR 08, 2011 99871 Brief
Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project : Développement solidaire dans un projet post-conflit à Bougainville (French)
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MAR 08, 2011 99871 Brief
Stolen asset recovery : a good practices guide for non-conviction based asset forfeiture (Thai)
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APR 13, 2009 48092 Publication Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Ethiopia - Women's earnings increase (Arabic)
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NOV 18, 2008 94869 Brief
Ethiopia - Women's earnings increase : Etiopía - Augmenta el ingreso de las mujeres (Spanish)
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NOV 18, 2008 94869 Brief
Vietnam : Country Gender Assessment (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2006 38445 Working Paper English
Voices of Vietnamese women entrepreneurs (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2006 37578 Working Paper English
Targeted policies that support women's entrepreneurship can boost Vietnam's economic growth (Vietnamese)
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APR 01, 2006 36840 Brief English
Afghanistan - Country gender assessment : national reconstruction and poverty reduction - the role of women in Afghanistan's future (Dari)
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MAR 01, 2005 35606 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Afghanistan - Country gender assessment : national reconstruction and poverty reduction - the role of women in Afghanistan's future (English)
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MAR 01, 2005 35606 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) Dari