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.
Assessment of progress in the implementation of the World Bank's gender strategy.
Women rights advocates met in Washington DC on April 10 to discuss ways to promote gender equality at the World Bank.
The World Bank has come up with a new Gender Mainstreaming Strategy, endorsed by Bank Executive Directors on 18 September.
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.
The World Bank has been criticised for being “two-faced” in its gender approach.
In April protesters outside a Lusaka hotel where IMF and Zambian officials were meeting were dispersed by armed riot police in Zambia.
The World Bank’s draft Policy Research Report on gender is now on the web for discussion throughout June.
An assessment of how gender has been incorporated into six World Bank poverty assessments reveals great variation in the way that gender is treated.
Are the World Bank and IMF now taking environmental and social issues seriously?