Groundbreaking book presents major new findings on several areas key to women's empowerment: freedom from violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights, ownership of land and housing, and voice and collective action. Read More »
In a recent World Bank publication, GBV was recognized as a serious constraint to women’s agency as it “both reflects and reinforces underlying gender-based inequalities”. Read More »
New impact evaluation briefs released by the World Bank Group shed new light on development interventions in girls education, child marriage, and sexual and reproductive health. Read More »
World Bank report finds huge, persistent gender gaps in the world of work, and offers innovative, promising approaches to policies and programs that can help level the playing field. Read More »
WDR 2012: Gender Equality and Development
Closing gender gaps is not just a core development objective, but it is also smart economics.
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