Women, Business and the Law

Women, Business and the Law (WBL) measures gender inequality in the law. The dataset identifies barriers to women's economic participation and encourages the reform of discriminatory laws. Read more

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Saving for Old Age

As women enter, work in and leave the labor market, differences they face in their working lives relative to men can result in unequal economic outcomes in retirement. This case study shows how the gender gap in access to pensions and benefit levels can expose women to greater poverty in old age.



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Accessing institutions

Examining women’s ability to make decisions and take advantage of economic opportunities.

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Getting a job

Identifying restrictions on women’s work and the protections in place that enable employment.

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Violence against women

Evaluating legislation protecting women and girls from violence and harassment.


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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.

Jun 25, 2018

Driving women’s economic empowerment through data and knowledge sharing

Women, Business and the Law works with civil society organizations in Africa to empower women on the ground through capacity building.

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Women's Financial Inclusion and the Law

A case study examining how discriminatory laws can affect women’s demand for financial services.


Experts

Sarah Iqbal

Program Manager, Global Indicators Group

Tazeen Hasan

Senior Private Sector Development Specialist

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