Briefing paper
12 July 2023

Addressing Social and Gender Norms to Promote Gender Equality

Author: Ana María Muñoz Boudet, Tasmia Rahman , Nour Nasr, Abigail Dalton
Published by: World Bank
First page of paper

This thematic note is part of a series being developed to inform the 2024-30 World Bank Group (WBG) Gender Strategy. It provides a summary of existing evidence in applying a social norms lens to development policy, including guidance on defining, measuring, and changing social norms, with specific guidance for WBG task teams and recommendations for policymakers.