A new IEG report highlights persistent concerns with the World Bank’s monitoring and evaluation systems and ‘sluggish’ management response, and raises questions about the effectiveness of the Bank’s integration of gender within its operations.
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.
The World Bank Group released its new Gender Strategy for 2016-2023 in December.
As the World Bank consultation on its new gender strategy closes, NGOs shareholders criticise the Bank's approach.
A joint NGO submission to the World Bank's gender strategy consultation.
The Bretton Woods Project review of the most important developments at the World Bank and IMF in 2013.
New IMF report highlights the impact of legal barriers on women’s employment, as World Bank’s message on gender equality is undermined by the absence of a gender safeguard.
The Bank has produced mixed results on reproductive health; it is imperative that as the post 2015 agenda is set, it maintains the funding and political profile of this hugely impactful public health issue.