Gender impacts

Conditionality

News

Official report confirms PRSP criticisms

A report produced by the Bank and Fund for their annual meetings reflects on the continuing problems with implementing the lofty goals of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers.

17 November 2003

Gender

News

Gender at the World Bank: an uphill battle

Assessment of progress in the implementation of the World Bank's gender strategy.

12 September 2003

Rights

News

Gender and the World Bank: climbing the Himalayas ?

Women rights advocates met in Washington DC on April 10 to discuss ways to promote gender equality at the World Bank.

30 April 2003

Gender

News

Gender mainstreaming endorsed

The World Bank has come up with a new Gender Mainstreaming Strategy, endorsed by Bank Executive Directors on 18 September.

2 November 2001

Gender

News

Demanding Dignity

A new report - Demanding Dignity: Women Confronting Economic Reforms in Africa - from the North-South Institute, Canada, examines African women’s struggles to deal with gender-bias in financial and economic policies.

18 June 2001

Gender

News

New Bank report on gender policies

The World Bank has been criticised for being “two-faced” in its gender approach.

5 April 2001

Gender

News

Police break up anti-IMF protests in Zambia

In April protesters outside a Lusaka hotel where IMF and Zambian officials were meeting were dispersed by armed riot police in Zambia.

14 June 2000

Gender

News

Gender Discussions On-Line

The World Bank’s draft Policy Research Report on gender is now on the web for discussion throughout June.

14 June 2000

Gender

News

Gender and Poverty Assessments

An assessment of how gender has been incorporated into six World Bank poverty assessments reveals great variation in the way that gender is treated.

15 April 2000

Gender

Analysis

World Bank and IMF: Dilemmas and Opportunities

Are the World Bank and IMF now taking environmental and social issues seriously?

25 June 1999 | Briefings