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Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)

More than 1.1 billion people globally lack access to electricity, and 2.9 billion lack access to clean cooking fuels. Why does gender matter in access to energy services? ... See More +

Brief 115066 JAN 01, 2017

Dutta,Soma; Kooijman, Annemarije; Cecelski,Elizabeth W. Disclosed

Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)

Analysis of household expenditure surveys since 2008 in 22 Sub-Saharan African countries shows that one-third of all people use electricity. As expected, users are disproportionately urban and rich. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7789 AUG 09, 2016

Kojima,Masami; Zhou,Xin; Han,Jeesun; De Wit,Joerie Frederik; Bacon,Robert W.; Trimble,Christopher Philip Disclosed

Gender action plan : 2016-2021 (English)

GFDRR is bolstering both its commitment to and capacity for integrating gender issues into its climate and disaster risk management efforts. GFDRR’s gender strategy is an overarching plan that emerges from and is driven by the Inclusive Community Resilience (ICR) program but is applied across the GFDRR portfolio. ... See More +

Working Paper 114422 JAN 01, 2016

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The impact of war on Somali men : an inception study (English)

This report summarizes findings from the inception phase of the research project The Impact of War on Somali Men (IWM) undertaken by the Rift Valley Institute (RVI)1 between December 2013 and May 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 114315 MAY 01, 2015

Gardner, Judith; El-Bushra, Judy Disclosed

Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Energy Sector Development Project are, through technical assistance, to strengthen the policy development and strategic framework for renewable energy and rural electrification, and to attract investors for the sustainable development of a new hydropower generator that will supply the Port Moresby grid. ... See More +

Brief 93490 JAN 01, 2015

Aiello, Robert Disclosed

India - Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Compliance matrix (English)

The objective of the Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Program Project for India is to: (i) improve quality, safety and sustainability of targeted state highway corridors and; (ii) to introduce better road management practices. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4691 NOV 25, 2014

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Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)

Adolescents around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contribute to a lack of awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights that can have serious implications on their health and welfare throughout the rest of their lives. ... See More +

Brief 91291 OCT 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Hinson, Laura; Petroni, Suzanne Disclosed

Household Energy for Cooking : Project design principles (English)

Reliance on solid fuels for cooking is an indicator of energy poverty. Access to modern energy services - including electricity and clean fuels - is important for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90274 JUL 01, 2013

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Gender in Belarus, Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)

Despite showing some positive outcomes in terms of gender equality when compared to the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) regional average, Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine are confronted with a set of gender issues, which need to be addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper 111568 MAR 01, 2012

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Gender in the Western Balkans : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)

Gender-related outcomes are heterogeneous across the Western Balkans countries. This sub-region performs reasonably well in terms of gender equality in endowments (health, demographics and education) when compared to the regional Europe and Central Asia (ECA) average. ... See More +

Working Paper 111571 MAR 01, 2012

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Gender in EU10 : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)

The EU10 countries were traditionally ahead of the rest of the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region in terms of gender equality. The last decade was marked by further progress in most of the key areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 111566 MAR 01, 2012

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Gender in the South Caucasus : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia have made progress in many gender-related aspects in the past decade and show outcomes that are in some cases an improvement over the regional Europe and Central Asia (ECA) average. ... See More +

Working Paper 111569 MAR 01, 2012

Disclosed

Russian Federation gender assessment : Main report (Russian)

An egalitarian socialist legacy and relatively high and growing levels of income, particularly over the last decade, have translated into fairly equal gender outcomes in Russia along many dimensions. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study ACS7863 JAN 01, 2012

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Posadas,Josefina English Disclosed

Gender dimensions of the extractive industries : mining for equity (English)

Extractive industries (EI) impacts can be positive and negative, spanning economic, social, and environmental issues. Oil, gas, and mining projects may create jobs, but may also consume farming land for their use, changing livelihoods and limiting access to water, food, and firewood. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51114 AUG 01, 2009

Eftimi, Adriana; Heller,Katherine C.; Strongman,John E. Disclosed

Mainstreaming gender into extractive industries projects : guidance note for task team leaders (English)

Extractive industries (EI) can bring many positive development impacts to the communities involved, but also have the potential to create or exacerbate vulnerabilities within these communities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51115 AUG 01, 2009

Eftimie,Adriana Maria; Heller,Katherine C.; Strongman,John E. Disclosed

Gender entrepreneurship markets (October 2006) (Farsi)

This issue's highlights include news of IFC and other World Bank Group activities (including Lars Thunell's call for more support to women entrepreneurs during the Women's Network lunch in September), news reports from other sources (including the UNIFEM report on the spread of domestic violence in Afghanistan), upcoming events around the globe (including the Global Banking Alliance for Women Annual Summit in November), and links to useful Web sites (including the World Bank's Energy and Gender Web site). ... See More +

Newsletter 38220 OCT 01, 2006

Arabic, French, English Disclosed

Pakistan - Country gender assessment : bridging the gender gap - opportunities and challenges (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

If Pakistan is to reduce gender gaps and achieve its development goals, policy interventions will require a dual focus on near-term and long-term outcomes. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 32244 JAN 01, 2005

Urdu Disclosed

Pakistan - Country gender assessment : bridging the gender gap - opportunities and challenges (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Urdu)

If Pakistan is to reduce gender gaps and achieve its development goals, policy interventions will require a dual focus on near-term and long-term outcomes. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 32244 JAN 01, 2005

English Disclosed

Vietnam - Lights for 700 poor communes (English)

Over the course of the next 2-3 years, 2 million people in 32 provinces and 671 communes, a third of which are designated as the country’s poorest communities, in Vietnam will be given access to electricity, helping to transform rural communities, enabling small businesses to grow, children to read and health facilities to be improved. ... See More +

Brief 91754 JUL 01, 2002

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Energy access and gender : getting the right balance (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115066 Brief
Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)
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AUG 09, 2016 WPS7789 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender action plan : 2016-2021 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114422 Working Paper
The impact of war on Somali men : an inception study (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 114315 Working Paper
Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93490 Brief
India - Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Compliance matrix (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 E4691 Environmental Assessment
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91291 Brief
Household Energy for Cooking : Project design principles (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 90274 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender in Belarus, Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 111568 Working Paper
Gender in the Western Balkans : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 111571 Working Paper
Gender in EU10 : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 111566 Working Paper
Gender in the South Caucasus : a snapshot of key issues and indicators (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 111569 Working Paper
Russian Federation gender assessment : Main report (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2012 ACS7863 Other Poverty Study English
Gender dimensions of the extractive industries : mining for equity (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 51114 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Mainstreaming gender into extractive industries projects : guidance note for task team leaders (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 51115 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender entrepreneurship markets (October 2006) (Farsi)
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OCT 01, 2006 38220 Newsletter Arabic, French, English
Pakistan - Country gender assessment : bridging the gender gap - opportunities and challenges (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32244 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) Urdu
Pakistan - Country gender assessment : bridging the gender gap - opportunities and challenges (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Urdu)
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JAN 01, 2005 32244 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Vietnam - Lights for 700 poor communes (English)
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JUL 01, 2002 91754 Brief