Where are laws equal for women and men?


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Women, Business and the Law presents indicators based on laws and regulations affecting women’s prospects as entrepreneurs and employees. It is hoped this resource will inform research and policy discussions on how to improve women’s economic opportunities and outcomes.

Africa Region Workshop in Togo by World Bank Group Concludes with Strong Commitment to Gender Equality

Key Findings

Women, Business and the Law

Women, Business and the Law 2014: Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality analyzes laws that impact women entrepreneurs and employees globally. The new edition highlights reforms carried out over the past two years and expands coverage to examine legal protections addressing violence against women.

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