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 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.
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.
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.
New IMF staff discussion note links gender and economic equality, but will this research influence IMF policy?
The World Bank Group released its new Gender Strategy for 2016-2023 in December.
Notes from the 8 October session of the World Bank gender strategy at the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings CSO Policy Forum 2015.
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 World Bank is conducting a formal consultation on a new gender strategy concluding 31 July.