30 Aug 2017
World Bank/International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 2017: Report reviews the literature on gender and water, examines how norms and practices related to water exacerbate gender inequalities, and discusses examples of initiatives that have had intended and unintended consequences for gender equality.
22 Feb 2017
Toward Gender-Informed Energy Subsidy Reforms: Findings from Qualitative Studies in Europe and Central Asia
World Bank, 2015: Study illustrates the extent to which energy subsidy reforms in the Europe and Central Asia regions differently impact men and women, and seeks to understand whether gender-specific behavioral change and corresponding mitigation measures would help men and women better adapt to these reforms.
REGIONS: Central and South Asia, Other
TYPE: Case studies, Reports
27 Oct 2016
The Challenges in Addressing Gender Dimensions of Transport in Developing Countries: Lessons from World Bank's Projects
John Riverson, Mika Kunieda, Peter Roberts, Negede Lewi and Wendy M. Walker, 2005: Paper describes steps which are being taken by the World Bank to improve the effective meeting of gender needs in transport, summarizing examples of good practice and illustrating their application in Ethiopia.
REGIONS: Sub-Saharan Africa
12 Oct 2016
World Bank, 2002: Strategy identifies gender-related barriers to poverty reduction and sustainable development; and recommends appropriate actions to reduce these barriers; it is intended to establish an enabling environment to foster country-led, country-specific strategies for changing the gender patterns that are costly to growth, poverty reduction, and human well-being.
29 Sep 2016
World Bank, 2010: Paper aims to provide guidance for transport and gender specialists on how to mainstream gender-related considerations into road transport projects to improve development effectiveness and sustainability and to reduce gender inequality. It highlights ways in which gender affects and is affected by transport policies and projects and provides practical solutions.
16 Sep 2016
Making Transport Work for Women and Men: Challenges and Opportunities In the Middle East and North Africa
World Bank, 2011: Four case studies conducted in Casablanca, Morocco, Sana’a and rural Yemen, and the northern part of the West Bank in Palestine aim to help fill the gender data gap by increasing understanding of the ways in which transport services are facilitating or constraining women’s access to resources, markets, training, information, and employment.
REGIONS: Arab Region
TYPE: Case studies, Reports
12 Sep 2016
World Bank, 2011: Background paper to World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development reviews the literature on the links between energy access, welfare, and gender in order to provide evidence on where gender considerations in the energy sector matter and how they might be addressed
09 Sep 2016
World Bank/FAO/IFAD, 2009: Sourcebook combines descriptive accounts of experiences in investing in agriculture with practical operational guidance on utilizing gender-inclusive agricultural growth and rural development as a high-impact source of poverty reduction