World Bank Group

  • A Advocate
  • F Funder
  • I Implementer
  • N Network
  • P Policymaker
  • R Researcher

Description

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. Our Mission: To end extreme poverty by reducing the share of the global population that lives in extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. To promote shared prosperity by increasing the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of people in every country. The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. Its five institutions share a commitment to reducing poverty, increasing shared prosperity, and promoting sustainable development.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Networking/Convening

Secondary Functions

  • Other
  • Research - policy analysis
  • Research - project evaluation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed

Attainment

  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training

Quality

  • School quality
  • School-related gender-based violence

Skills

  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Food/water security
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Migration
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sports
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls' education partners

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Locations and contact information Back to Top

Website

World Bank Group

Headquarters location(s)

  • Washington, D.C., , United States of America

Country offices

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Croatia
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia, The
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Lithuania
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Türkiye
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
  • Viet Nam
  • West Bank and Gaza
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

Not applicable or unknown

Projects Back to Top

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Girls Learn Women Earn

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Eqra Project for Afghanistan

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Entrepreneurship-focused socioemotional skills for the most vulnerable youth in rural Mongolia

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Chad Skills Development for Youth Employability Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Support to the National Education Pact Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Girls' Education and Women's Empowerment and Livelihood Project

Project/Program

Promoting Early Childhood Development Project

Project/Program

Partnership for Education Project for Nigeria

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Pakistan: Expanding equal access to learning during coronavirus

Project/Program

Second Reaching Out of School Children Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Higher Education Development Project (HEDP)

Network/Convening/Conference

Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Education Modernization Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Indonesia: Improving Teacher Performance and Accountability (KIAT Guru) Phase 2

Project/Program

Balochistan Education Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

CDI Third Fiscal Management, Education, Energy, and Cocoa Reforms DPF

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Higher Education Development in Pakistan

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Ghana Secondary Education Improvement Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

First Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence for Development Impact Project

Project/Program

Biruh Tesfa (“Bright Future”)

Research Project/Report/Study

Strengthening Gender Measures and Data in the COVID-19 Era

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Pacific Resilience Project

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Safe to Learn

Project/Program

Rwanda Quality Basic Education for Human Capital Development Project

Project/Program

Community Participation in How Is My School Doing Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Providing an Education of Quality in Haiti

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Guinea-Bissau: The Quality Education for All Project

Research Project/Report/Study

Simulating the Potential Impacts of COVID-19 School Closures on Schooling and Learning Outcomes: A Set of Global Estimates

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Ethiopia Women Entrepreneurship Development Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Benin Global Partnership for Education Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Kiribati Fifth Economic Reform Development Policy Operation

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Youth Empowerment

Research Project/Report/Study

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Improving Youth Employability Through Informal Apprenticeship

Project/Program

Ethiopia General Education Quality Improvement Program for Equity

Research Project/Report/Study

#SaveOurFuture Campaign

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Georgia I2Q - Innovation, Inclusion and Quality

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

First Consolidation and Social Inclusion Development Program

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Belarus Education Modernization Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Chad - Refugees and Host Communities Support Project

Research Project/Report/Study

Pivoting to inclusion: Leveraging lessons from COVID-19 crisis for learners with disabilities

Research Project/Report/Study

The Impact of Secondary School Scholarships on Girls' Skill Development and Female Empowerment in Niger

Research Project/Report/Study

Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents in Sierra Leone

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Equity with Quality and Learning at Secondary (EQUALS)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Burkina Faso Higher Education Support Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Albania Gender Equality in Access to Economic Opportunities DPF

Research Project/Report/Study

Estimating the Impacts of Microfranchising on Young Women in Nairobi

Research Project/Report/Study

What We Learn about Girls’ Education from Interventions that Do Not Focus on Girls

Research Project/Report/Study

The Impact of Youth Clubs on Women's Empowerment in Niger

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Framework for Reopening Schools

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