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  • New Report

    WBL 2016

    Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal

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    Getting to Equal measures legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 173 economies. It provides quantitative measures of laws and regulations that affect women’s economic opportunities in seven areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, going to court, building credit and protecting women from violence.
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    Key Findings (PDF, 1.6MB)
  • Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal was launched on September 9, 2015 at event held in Washington, DC.

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