Presentations & Events Archive


Women, Business and the Law 2018-2023

Learn more about the main findings of Women, Business and the Law 2018 to 2023.


Watch the replay for the past report launches

Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development (March 15, 2023)

Watch the discussion on the persistent obstacles to women’s equal rights to inherit land and the practical ways these hurdles can be overcome.

UN CSW67 Side Session - Pathways to women’s economic empowerment: The interlocking roles of finance, law, and data

UN CSW 67 (March 9, 2023)

Watch the UN CSW side event to discuss the interlocking challenges facing women-led businesses and opportunities for legal and regulatory reform.

Deep Dive on Gender Equality vs. Gender Equity

UN Women - Women's Empowerment Principles (January 25, 2023)

NORDSCI 2022 Workshop: On the Path to Equality

NORDSCI Conference (October 17, 2022)

Using Data to Reform Gender Discriminatory Laws and Regulations

USAID WEE CoP (July 13, 2022)

The presentation centers on the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law 2022 report. Over 118 attendees from 31 countries joined this virtual event, including WEE CoP members and stakeholders. Presenters and panelists focused on the report’s key findings and why systems-level change and a strong enabling environment are required to achieve gender equality and women’s economic security.

Development Economics Workshop: 'Women, Business and the Law'

IfAD (May 24, 2022)

IfAD Development Economics Workshop (Co-organized with the World Bank), "Women, Business and the Law.", at the University of Arizona.

2022 RELX SDG Inspiration Day

RELX SDG Resource Centre (May 9, 2022)

SDG 16 focuses on promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, providing access to justice for all and building effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels. The event discussed the role that businesses can play to further these objectives.

Accelerating Equality to Build Women's Resilience

UNITED NATION'S CSW66 (March 24, 2022)

What Now? A World of Challenges for Women and Their Work

United Nations Foundation (March 02, 2022)

Bad habits, norms, and laws have denied girls and women the equality that is their birthright. Watch as business leaders delve into how to design economic programs, laws, and policies that can lead to meaningful change for girls and women — during the pandemic and beyond.

Gendered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Fundamental Rights Forum (October 12, 2021)

The World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law presented on the importance of closing the legal gender gap and shared specific findings on government responses to the pandemic related to childcare, access to court systems, and protecting women against violence.

WBG & BMZ discussing the Women, Business and the Law 2021 report

GIZ Gender Week (March 10, 2021)

Session at the Gender Week 2021: WBG Women, Business and the Law 2021 report and findings & German policy provisions and actions aimed at closing existing gender gaps.