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Global gender-based violence task force : action plan for implementation (English)

This Action Plan is derived from a review of every recommendation presented in the Task Force Report, and of these priorities. The Action Plan consolidates and groups the recommendations across key institutional areas which reference the above outlined priorities of the Task Force Report. ... See More +

Working Paper 121031 NOV 08, 2017

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Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAY 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian 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

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

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

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ThE-Junction newsletter (forty third edition) (English)

ThE-Junction newsletter includes the following headings: a new start: Japanese staff spearheads fast response; March 2012 celebration of diversity: what's next? ... See More +

Newsletter 67568 MAR 19, 2012

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Cote d'Ivoire - Social Inclusion and Improvement of Livelihood of Youth, Vulnerable Women and Handicapped in Post Conflict Western Cote D'Ivoire (English)

Funding Proposal 123291 JAN 01, 2012

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Women, business, and the law 2010 : measuring legal gender parity for entrepreneurs and workers in 128 economies : Summary (English)

This report presents indicators based on laws and regulations affecting women's prospects as entrepreneurs and employees. Several of these indicators draw on the Gender Law Library, a collection of over 2,000 legal provisions impacting women's economic status. ... See More +

Working Paper 62657 MAR 17, 2010

Holtz, Paul [editor]; Ramalho,Rita Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2010 : measuring legal gender parity for entrepreneurs and workers in 128 economies (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

This report presents indicators based on laws and regulations affecting women's prospects as entrepreneurs and employees. Several of these indicators draw on the Gender Law Library, a collection of over 2,000 legal provisions impacting women's economic status. ... See More +

Working Paper 62657 JAN 01, 2010

Holtz, Paul [editor]; Ramalho,Rita Disclosed

Indonesia - Empowering Women Overseas Migrant Workers (English)

Funding Proposal 123588 JAN 01, 2007

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

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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? : 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? (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

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

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : summary : 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

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

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Global gender-based violence task force : action plan for implementation (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 121031 Working Paper
Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
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
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
Setting international standards for gender equality in the private sector (Arabic)
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MAY 24, 2012 93592 Brief
ThE-Junction newsletter (forty third edition) (English)
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MAR 19, 2012 67568 Newsletter
Cote d'Ivoire - Social Inclusion and Improvement of Livelihood of Youth, Vulnerable Women and Handicapped in Post Conflict Western Cote D'Ivoire (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 123291 Funding Proposal
Women, business, and the law 2010 : measuring legal gender parity for entrepreneurs and workers in 128 economies : Summary (English)
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MAR 17, 2010 62657 Working Paper
Women, business, and the law 2010 : measuring legal gender parity for entrepreneurs and workers in 128 economies (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 62657 Working Paper
Indonesia - Empowering Women Overseas Migrant Workers (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 123588 Funding Proposal
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? : 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? (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2004 32872 Brief Spanish, Arabic, English
A questao de genero no Brasil (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2003 33341 Working Paper
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : summary : 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