Webinar Jun 01, 2023
Educational Underachievement Among Boys and Men: A LAC Perspective
Boys in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are more likely to be out of school than girls. The session brought together experts who shared key findings in LAC & have worked on developing solutions to tackle the issue.
Webinar May 09, 2023
Putting Research into Practice: Promoting Women & Girls’ Economic Participation ...
Using data is vital to create adequate solutions to boost women & girls’ economic participation. The speakers shared solutions they have conducted in Uruguay to increase the use of parental leave & girls opportunities.
Knowledge to Action Note
Child Support Policies Around the World
In many countries, a high proportion of single-mother families experience poverty and material hardship. This note is based on two studies that analyze child support policies in 67 countries across the income spectrum.
Panel Discussion Mar 14, 2023
Creating Safe Communities for Women with Disabilities in LAC
The session brought together senior experts who showcased the necessary changes that societies within LAC must undertake to create safe communities for women with disabilities.
Scorecards Mar 07, 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean Country Scorecards
The LACGIL, in partnership with the LAC Gender Coordination, published 30 Country Gender Scorecards. The tool is the first of its kind, aiming to bridge knowledge gaps for each country in the region with the issue.
Webinar Feb 02, 2023
Comprehensive Care Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish event)
Women's disproportionate participation in unpaid care work often leaves them with less opportunity to engage in paid labor. This event focused on the key elements of comprehensive care systems in LAC.
Policy Briefs Jan 25, 2023
Gender Innovation Lab Federation Causal Evidence Series
This series highlights the work of the five Gender Innovation Labs and include key findings from impact evaluations of development interventions in nine social development areas.
Policy Brief Dec 20, 2022
Facilitating the School to Work Transition of Young Women
In Latin America and the Caribbean, the school-to-work transition is more challenging for girls than boys due to societal norms. This policy brief provides novel evidence on the effects of the work-study program.
Policy Brief Jul 13, 2022
Uneven Recovery in Latin America and The Caribbean: Are Women Being Left Behind?
In Latin America and the Caribbean, the adverse effects of the pandemic on labor market outcomes continue to be widespread. Declines in employment continued to be more pronounced for women than for men.
About the LAC GILThe LAC Gender Innovation Lab provides World Bank operational teams, policy makers, and development practitioners with knowledge to promote gender equality and drive change in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Audio Mar 10, 2023
Jamaica Gender Assessment
Gender equality continues to be a challenge in Jamaica. The report focuses on the reverse gender gaps in education & health, and the differences between women & men in access to economic opportunity.
VideoVIDEO Dec 06, 2022
How Can Governments Address Gender-Based Violence in Latin America and the ...
Gender-based Violence is a fundamental barrier to equality among women and men. This webinar focused on identifying the policy gaps and the solutions governments can incorporate to address the issue.
VideoVIDEO Nov 30, 2022
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Mexico
Women-owned businesses in emerging economies tend to be less profitable than those owned by men. This video shares lessons learned from interventions piloted by the team in Mexico.
VideoPODCAST Jun 21, 2022
The Poverty Podcast: Gender and COVID-19
Women and men have experienced the pandemic differently, but in which ways? The pandemic has cost lives and livelihoods. It has put enormous pressure on global health, wealth, and wellbeing.