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Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality

Results Series

These briefs are examples of how data, research, and innovation supported by the Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality has directly impacted government or institutional policies, changed how projects are designed, or led companies to change their operating models to close gender gaps.

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Accelerating Women’s Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh’s Garment Sector

Digital payments via mobile banking can save employers money and time and help employees access formal financial services. A joint IFC and Bangladesh Bank initiative developed the business case for electronic wage ...

Childcare Goes Mobile in Burkina Faso

Public works programs provide an important safety net for vulnerable households through temporary jobs during adverse times, but inadequate childcare leave young mothers with the choice of passing up work opportunities ...

Hackathon Idea Becomes Helpline for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Ending violence against women is a complex challenge requiring a change in social norms and laws and policies that make women vulnerable, but a survivor-focused reporting mechanism can be a positive step forward. Nepal's ...

Empowering Girls for Lasting Impacts

Governments are spending more than ever before on youth employment programs but rarely do they explicitly target young women. For girls, developing strong life skills is key to building their capacity to deal effectively ...


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