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Results from the Ground: The Gender Action Plan

The Bank Group launched the Gender Action Plan: Gender Equality as Smart Economics in 2007. This four-year action plan, which closed in Dec. 2010, aims to increase women’s economic opportunity by focusing on key sectors such as Agriculture, Labor Markets, Infrastructure and the Private Sector. The GAP’s budget totals US$65 million and funds over 220 projects worldwide.

Gender in Labor Markets

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