Fighting poverty means helping women not as an afterthought, but as forethought. Women’s disproportionate share of the poor makes them a special demographic. And we’re targeting them more and more.
Last year, 45 percent of lending operations looked through a gender lens when planning their projects -- up 10 percent from the year before. Project planners ran gender assessments, set aside resources for gender initiatives and broadly incorporated gender into project components.
Enter the Web. Mouse over the infographic below to take a look region-by-region.
|Total Projects||Projects with Gender||2-Year Trend|
|East Asia & Pacific||107||46||
|Europe & Central Asia||204||49||
|Latina America & Caribbean||109||60||
|Middle East & North Africa||40||19||