World Bank

For Engagement Of Civil Society Organizations And The Women, Business And The Law Data And Analyses

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Overview
Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a program of the World Bank that systematically documents and measures legal and regulatory barriers to women’s economic empowerment around the world. The program will build upon the previous grants by strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations in sub-Saharan Africa to understand and use information from WBL to advocate for gender equality reforms. It will also deepen engagement at the local level and on context-relevant specific issues, and support peer-to-peer knowledge exchange events among policymakers and civil society organizations.
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Grants to this Grantee
for promoting the use of gender data to inform, influence, and design policies to narrow gender gaps  
The World Bank Group is an international financial organization that provides low-cost loans and grants to developing countries around the world, as well as policy advice, research and analysis and technical advice. The twin goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. The grant will support the bank in promoting the use of gender data to inform, influence, and design government policies to improve women’s economic opportunities in two countries. (Strategy: International Women’s Economic Empowerment)
for a pilot methodology to incorporate gender into fiscal incidence analysis  
The World Bank Group is an international financial organization that provides low-cost loans and grants to developing countries around the world, as well as policy advice, research and analysis, and technical advice. The World Bank Group’s twin goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. The World Bank regularly conducts fiscal incidence analysis, assessing the overall economic impact of both government taxation and expenditures on individuals. The bank seeks to incorporate a gender perspective into the established fiscal incidence framework. With this grant, the bank will produce a methodological paper as well as two country case studies implementing the engendered methodology. In the long term, the bank plans to use the new methods to bring a gender perspective to fiscal incidence analyses that will influence future bank loans. (Strategy: International Women’s Economic Empowerment) 

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