Latest IMF guidance on gender issues raises more questions than answers as it opens the door to impact assessments and alternative macro policies.
IMF and World Bank continue to undermine gender equality through bulk of macroeconomic policy advice.
The World Bank’s recent gender equality approach constitutes an attempt at establishing a consensus over the regulation of the economy.
World Bank publishes GBV Action Plan for developing-country projects, while internal sexual harassment cases from 1980s are brought to World Bank Ombudsman.
Civil society remains concerned that World Bank's We-Fi fund excludes most marginalised women.
Civil society was out in full force during annual meetings challenging the IMF’s claims that it is reducing economic and gender inequality.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session on the IMF's approach to fiscal space, women and work, 11 October
World Bank launches new We-Fi fund for women entrepeneurs, but concerns raised that fund won't reach poorest women.
Global Gender-Based Violence Task Force releases report with recommendations for World Bank, CSOs concerned over its limited mandate while questions remain whether the recommendations will have a discernible impact on the Bank’s approach to GBV.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on expenditure policy in developing countries, focusing in particular on austerity measures.