During this moderated panel, we discuss emerging findings from the gender companion to the 2013 World Development Report on Jobs, Gender at Work, and encourage an exchange on how the World Bank can support...Read More »
Join World Bank Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop, economists, specialists and African ministers as they highlight and discuss the results of recent rigorous research that quantify gender challenges...Read More »
This high-level moderated armchair discussion will explore why gender-based violence, should be a standalone goal in the post-2015 framework. World Bank work has been ramping up, given that GBV is an important...Read More »
The authors of a new book, "Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa," will review the extent of gender inequality in legal rights to property and access to justice in Africa.
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This session focuses on pervasive constraints that hinder women’s participation and success in the labor force. It reviews gender-related constraints as they appear in different contexts and sectors.
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Task team leaders of pilot programs in Liberia, Haiti, and South Sudan discuss the challenges of reaching adolescent girls in fragile and conflict situations, what has worked, what they have had to do...Read More »