Women, Business and the Law

Resources

Use the resources here to take action on gender equality today, and check back regularly for updates.

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Discriminatory Laws Against Women: A Survey of Literature

This working paper reviews the empirical literature on the impact of gender discriminatory laws on women’s outcomes across various domains constituting Women, Business and the Law’s measure of gender inequality.

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Saving for Old Age

Differences women face in their working lives relative to men can result in unequal economic outcomes in retirement. This case study examines the gender gap in access to pensions.

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Ending Violence against Women and Girls

Part of a series that assesses the role of laws and specific programs or interventions in ending violence against women.

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Research & Publications

Understanding gender inequality and sharing knowledge of its effects.

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Topic Notes

Researching the relationship between gender equality and economic growth.

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Data

Accessing free and open global data for 187 economies.

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Presentations

Using global findings to increase awareness and advocate for change.