Gender impacts

Gender

Analysis

The IMF and Gender Equality: A Critical Analysis

The Bretton Woods Project has published a new briefing providing a critical analysis of the IMF's latest work on gender equality. The briefing questions the sustainability of the Fund's new approach to gender equality and reveals that the Fund's analysis so far is limited and inconsistent with the full achievement of women's economic empowerment.

23 June 2016 | Briefing

Gender

Background

Missing the bigger picture for women’s economic empowerment? Wages, labor and taxation policies in focus

Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank CSO Forum at the 2016 Spring meetings, exploring human rights, social policy and gender equality, examining the IMF’s pilot surveillance work on inequality and gender and the World Bank’s new gender strategy.

15 April 2016 | Minutes

Gender

News

Gender equality at the IFIs: progress or PR?

The World Bank and the IMF have increased their rhetoric on gender equality, but concerns remain about Fund and Bank impacts on gender equality in practice.

5 April 2016

Gender

Analysis

IMF on gender and income inequality: from research to implementation

New IMF staff discussion note links gender and economic equality, but will this research influence IMF policy?

9 February 2016 | At Issue

Gender

News

World Bank releases new gender strategy

The World Bank Group released its new Gender Strategy for 2016-2023 in December.

9 February 2016

Gender

News

Gender progress? The World Bank's approach to new gender strategy criticised

As the World Bank consultation on its new gender strategy closes, NGOs shareholders criticise the Bank's approach.

28 September 2015

Gender

Background

Mind the gaps: Toward a new World Bank Group gender equality strategy

Notes from the 8 October session of the World Bank gender strategy at the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings CSO Policy Forum 2015.

8 October 2015 | Minutes

Gender

Analysis

Response to World Bank's gender strategy

A joint NGO submission to the World Bank's gender strategy consultation.

13 July 2015

Gender

News

World Bank gender strategy consultation

The World Bank is conducting a formal consultation on a new gender strategy concluding 31 July.

6 July 2015

Gender

Background

Gender and development: What is happening now?

Notes from a meeting on gender and development during the World Bank spring meetings.

16 April 2015 | Minutes