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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

Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)

This brief surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern.

Brief 113971 JAN 01, 2017

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

Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)

This engagement note in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) aims to identify entry points that respond to the strategic goals and country development priorities announced by GCC member states. ... See More +

Working Paper 105816 MAR 08, 2016

Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

Beyond the income effect : impacts of conditional cash transfer programs on private investments in human capital (English)

In the past decade, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs have become an important component of social policy in developing countries. While the impacts of these programs have been well researched with respect to their effectiveness to achieve intended outcomes, less is known about their impact on private expenditure decisions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6867 MAY 01, 2014

Cruz, Marcio; Ziegelhofer, Zacharias Disclosed

Setting international standards for gender equality in the private sector (Arabic)

This Results Profile focuses on setting international standards for gender equality in the private sector. The World Bank's Gender Equity Model (GEM) aims to promote gender equity in the private sector by building on a series of good practices in four key areas of recruitment, career development, family-work balance, and sexual harassment policies. ... See More +

Brief 93592 MAY 24, 2012

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

Republic of Yemen - Women in Local Economic Development : Aden (English)

Yemen is undergoing significant political and economic transformation which has significant implications for women's employment. This study focuses on the port city of Aden, commercial center of Yemen (and former capital of the PDRY) and examines women's current employment activities across the economy in order to provide an understanding of how these changes are affecting them and suggest ways for ensuring that they too benefit from new economic opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Note 32259 DEC 06, 2005

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

Poverty reduction through gender-disaggregated analysis of public expenditures : the case of Cambodia (Arabic)

The impact of public expenditure programs on poverty reduction can be enhanced by analyzing gender-disaggregated data in public expenditure reviews, especially by conducting a gender-disaggregated benefit-incidence analysis.Using a recent example from Cambodia, this note illustrates the advantages of using a gender-disaggregated benefit-incidence analysis when conducting a public expenditure review and designing public expenditure programs. ... See More +

Brief 34841 DEC 01, 2004

Spanish, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? (Russian)

This note considers the impacts on female workers of two forms of labor market regulations common in developing countries: mandated maternity benefits and working-hour restrictions for women. ... See More +

Brief 32872 DEC 01, 2004

van Selm, Alexandra Spanish, Arabic, English Disclosed

Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? : Reglamentos del mercado laboral para la mujer: representan algun beneficio? (Spanish)

This note considers the impacts on female workers of two forms of labor market regulations common in developing countries: mandated maternity benefits and working-hour restrictions for women. ... See More +

Brief 32872 DEC 01, 2004

van Selm, Alexandra Arabic, Russian, English Disclosed

Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? (Arabic)

This note considers the impacts on female workers of two forms of labor market regulations common in developing countries: mandated maternity benefits and working-hour restrictions for women. ... See More +

Brief 32872 DEC 01, 2004

van Selm, Alexandra Spanish, Russian, English Disclosed

Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? (English)

This note considers the impacts on female workers of two forms of labor market regulations common in developing countries: mandated maternity benefits and working-hour restrictions for women. ... See More +

Brief 32872 DEC 01, 2004

van Selm, Alexandra Spanish, Arabic, Russian Disclosed

A questao de genero no Brasil (Portuguese)

With the goal of increasing effectiveness in reducing poverty in all of its forms the World Bank undertakes studies about gender equality. This report is one of several already undertaken in other countries of South and Central America. ... See More +

Working Paper 33341 JAN 01, 2003

Abreu, Anabela; Furtado, Angela; Magalhaes, Antonio; Parel, Chris; Gross, Daniel; Chalmers, Geoffrey; Perry, Guillermo; May, Ernesto; Nankani, Gobind; Von Amsberg, Joachim; Garrison, John; Redwood, John; Nyairo, Selpha; Cunningham, Wendy; De Paiva Abreu, Alice; Sabola, Ana Lucia; Sorj, Bila; Moreira Alves, Branca; Pereira de Mello, Hildete; Pitanguy, Jacqueline; Lavinas, Lena; Heilborn, Maria Luiza; Cardoso, Ruth; Schumauer, Schuma; Lobo, Thereza Disclosed

Ukraine - Gender review (English)

The evolution of gender relations in Ukraine is complex. During the Soviet period, Ukrainian men and women enjoyed equal access to education and employment, and women participated in government, enjoyed generous maternity leave and other child-related benefits, and rights to early retirement and pension. ... See More +

Working Paper 34975 FEB 01, 2002

Dudwick, Nora; Srinivasan, Radhika; Braithwaite, Jeanine Disclosed

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voices : summary (Bulgarian)

Disparities between men and women in basic rights, access to resources, and power to determine their own lives continue to exist in virtually all countries in the world. ... See More +

Publication 21492 JAN 01, 2000

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Indonesian-Malay, Thai, Chinese, English Disclosed

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voices : summary (Russian)

Disparities between men and women in basic rights, access to resources, and power to determine their own lives continue to exist in virtually all countries in the world. ... See More +

Publication 21492 JAN 01, 2000

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. Spanish, Vietnamese, French, Indonesian-Malay, Thai, Chinese, English, Bulgarian 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
Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113971 Brief
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
Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)
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MAR 08, 2016 105816 Working Paper
Beyond the income effect : impacts of conditional cash transfer programs on private investments in human capital (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6867 Policy Research Working Paper
Setting international standards for gender equality in the private sector (Arabic)
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MAY 24, 2012 93592 Brief
Vietnam : Country Gender Assessment (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2006 38445 Working Paper English
Republic of Yemen - Women in Local Economic Development : Aden (English)
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DEC 06, 2005 32259 Policy Note
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
Poverty reduction through gender-disaggregated analysis of public expenditures : the case of Cambodia (Arabic)
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DEC 01, 2004 34841 Brief Spanish, Russian, French, English
Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2004 32872 Brief Spanish, Arabic, English
Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? : Reglamentos del mercado laboral para la mujer: representan algun beneficio? (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2004 32872 Brief Arabic, Russian, English
Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? (Arabic)
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DEC 01, 2004 32872 Brief Spanish, Russian, English
Labor market regulations for women: are they beneficial? (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 32872 Brief Spanish, Arabic, Russian
A questao de genero no Brasil (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2003 33341 Working Paper
Ukraine - Gender review (English)
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FEB 01, 2002 34975 Working Paper
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voices : summary (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2000 21492 Publication Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Indonesian-Malay, Thai, Chinese, English
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voices : summary (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2000 21492 Publication Spanish, Vietnamese, French, Indonesian-Malay, Thai, Chinese, English, Bulgarian