Women, Business and the Law

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May 24, 2018

Ghana 2018: Getting to Equal Workshop

Empower women with data and research in Ghana.

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May 24, 2018

Senegal Workshop on Laws Affecting Women's Economic Empowerment

Women, Business and the Law hosted a women capacity building workshop in Senegal.

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Mar 29, 2018

Women, Business and the Law 2018

Governments in 65 economies took steps to improve women’s economic inclusion, enacting 87 legal reforms in the past two years, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2018 report, released today.

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Apr 04, 2018

Women, Business and the Law 2018 Report Launch

This session discusses the main findings from the Women, Business and the Law 2018 report.

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Sep 09, 2015

Getting to Equal

The World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2016 report monitors legal barriers on women’s economic opportunities around the world and the results may shock you.

Infographics

Jul 30, 2018

Women, Business and the Law 2018: Legal Barriers Remain Widespread

All 189 economies covered by Women, Business and the Law 2018 have at least 1 gender difference in legal treatment. This infographic shows that barriers to women's agency and freedom of movement, access to property and ...

Jul 31, 2018

Women, Business and the Law 2018: Legal Barriers Remain Widespread

No economy can grow to its full potential unless women and men participate fully. This infographic explores the barriers women face under 4 of the Women, Business and the Law topics.

Nov 07, 2018

Women's Financial Inclusion and the Law

Discriminatory laws can affect women's demand for financial services and impede their ability to save, borrow, pay or insure themselves against risk.