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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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Gendered Laws

This policy research working paper uses the 50 years of Women, Business and the Law data to chart the evolution of legal gender equality over time and to examine its relationship to women’s labor market outcomes.

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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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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 190 economies.

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Presentations

Using global findings to increase awareness and advocate for change.