Presentation on theme: "Mayra Buvinic Director, Gender and Development Group World Bank"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mayra Buvinic Director, Gender and Development Group World Bank DIME-GAP Collaboration--Measuring What Works, What Doesn’t and Why?gender equality as smart economicsMayra BuvinicDirector, Gender and Development GroupWorld Bank
2 GAP Framework Policy level Agency level Advance women’s economic empowermentPolicy level Agency levelMake marketswork for womenEmpower women to compete in markets
3 GAP Framework--at Work in 4 Markets Policy Level:Make markets work for womenAgency Level:Empower women to compete in marketsProduct MarketsInclude female-owned businesses and farms in supply chainsForm women’s business, purchasing, and transport associationsFinancial MarketsOffer commercial credit lines and financial services for womenSupport self-help groups and ROSCAsLand MarketsPromote joint titling to land to enable women to access loansEnsure women’s participation in land adjudication and registration processesLabor MarketsCertify good gender practices in firmsProvide labor intermediation services to young womenInfrastructure Increases Access to all 4 Markets
4 GAP Guiding Principles Selective coverageEvidence-basedResults-orientedRelies on incentives
5 GAP History, Funding & Initiatives GAP is a US$65 million, four-year program, started in January 2007.Currently 226 initiatives are underway in research and operations.GAP has invested $1.7 million in DIME collaborations, in ARD and PSD.Regional IE workshops with TTLs and project Teams, where gender is integrated in learning, and concept note designIncentive funding to support gender integration in the implementation of projects
6 GAP Allocation by Markets (226 initiatives) As of January 2010Note: Includes the Adolescent Girls Initiative ($18.3m) and the Results Based Initiatives ($4.8m).
7 Why does GAP Support DIME? An effective way to mainstream genderin line with the GAP objectives and philosophyEvidence based to influence Bank operationsUse of incentives to strengthen gender mainstreamingGeneration of substantial gender disaggregated data to support broader policy analysis