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Apr 01, 2014

The report finds that nutrition interventions rarely target adolescent girls, fathers, or elderly women. The report stresses that gender inclusive nutrition programs will ideally increase: (1) women's household...

Policy Research Working Paper
Adoho Franck, Chakravarty Shubha, Korkoyah Jr Dala T., Lundberg Mattias, Tasneem AfiaApr 01, 2014

This paper presents findings from the impact evaluation of the Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (EPAG) project in Liberia. The EPAG project was launched by the Liberian Ministry of Gender...

Ghani Ejaz; Kanbur Ravi; O'Connell Stephen D.Apr 01, 2014

This Economic Premise examines the intersection of four important development themes: urbanization, agglomeration, gender, and informality. Although urbanization has continued at a rapid pace, formalization...

Policy Research Working Paper
Prennushi G., Gupta A.Apr 01, 2014

The paper explores whether one of the largest programs in the world for women's empowerment and rural livelihoods, the Indira Kranti Patham in Andhra Pradesh, India, has had an impact on the economic and social ...

Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Sattar Sarosh, Atamanov Aziz, Athanasouli Daphne, Flanagan Julianna, Nikoloski ZlatkoMar 30, 2014

This assessment provides a broad picture of gender disparities in Moldova in agency, education, health, and access to economic opportunities. The gender gap in education is small, yet it is greatest at higher...

WDR 2012

Closing gender gaps is not just a core development objective, but it is also smart economics. Read More »

Jeni Klugman
Director, Gender and Development
Louise Cord
Sector Manager, Poverty Reduction and Gender