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Catalyst for Change

Catalyst for Change »

Source: Catalyst for Change : Empowering Women and Tackling Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2015/20

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Christian Gonzales , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , Monique Newiak , and Tlek Zeinullayev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513533384

Keywords: Income inequality, Women, Income distribution, Gender, Labor force participation, female labor force participation, gender equity, inequality, gender inequality, labor force

This study shows empirically that gender inequality and income inequality are strongly interlinked, even after controlling for standard drivers of income inequality. The study analyzes gender inequality by using an...

A Global Imperative

A Global Imperative »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2019

Volume/Issue: 56/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484398784

Keywords: Finance and Development, Development, Economic growth, Poverty, Labor markets, Women, advanced economy, childcare, develop economy, gender gap

This issue of Finance & Development discusses need of empowering women, which is critical for the world's economy and people. Unequal or unfair treatment can marginalize women and hinder their participation as prod...

Benin
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803563.002

ISBN: 9781451803563

Keywords: primary education, primary school, pregnant women, health services, gross enrolment

This paper reviews the Annual Progress Report (APR) on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Benin. The APR presents an overview of the implementation of the strategy addressing in turn the new vision of devel...

Benin
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-2005 Progress Report

Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-2005 Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803532.002

ISBN: 9781451803532

Keywords: primary school, maternal mortality, mortality rate, primary education, pregnant women

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) was developed based on a long participatory process based on an institutional mechanism involving all socioeconomic development actors in the country. The annual review...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2006 Annual Progress Report

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2006 Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2009/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815023.002

ISBN: 9781451815023

Keywords: pregnant women, service delivery, hiv/aids, primary education, maternal mortality

This paper presents key findings of the assessment of progress made in the implementation of policies outlined in the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II, 2006-2009) for Ghana. The paper provides an asse...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463928506.002

ISBN: 9781463928506

Keywords: hiv/aids, pregnant women, maternal mortality, girls, gender issues

This paper reports on the economic and financial reforms in Guinea-Bissau. After a long period of recession since the beginning of 2000 followed by a slight recovery in 2007, the economy of Guinea-Bissau has entere...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827231.002

ISBN: 9781451827231

Keywords: teacher training, hiv/aids, pregnant women, primary education, number of children

This Annual Progress Report reviews Mozambique's Economic and Social Plan for 2004. The report states that in 2004, public sector reforms were continued and consolidated. There was notable growth in social and econ...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Review of the Economic and Social Plan for 2007

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Review of the Economic and Social Plan for 2007 »

Volume/Issue: 2009/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827361.002

ISBN: 9781451827361

Keywords: hiv/aids, teacher training, primary education, pregnant women, primary school

This Annual Progress Report reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Economic and Social Plan for 2007 for Mozambique. The report presents the new simplified structure adopted in the Review of the First Hal...

Rwanda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Rwanda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451833393.002

ISBN: 9781451833393

Keywords: hiv/aids, primary education, hiv, health services, pregnant women

This paper reviews the Annual Progress Report for Rwanda's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The performance of the Rwandan economy improved in 2004. GDP growth increased from 0.9 percent to 4.2 percent. The...

Sierra Leone
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report, 2008-10

Sierra Leone : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report, 2008-10 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462319374.002

ISBN: 9781462319374

Keywords: pregnant women, hiv, hiv/aids, health care, debt management, Sierra Leone:,

Attention was especially focused on infrastructural development and the implementation of the free health care program. Another key poverty reducing strategy is the Smallholder Commercialisation Scheme. A robust mo...