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Women, Business and the Law

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Women, Business and the Law data is available for the period from 1970 to 2019 (reporting years 1971 to 2020). By developing a time series and further researching the interaction between inequality of opportunity for women and labor market dynamics, Women, Business and the Law strengthens insights into how women’s employment and entrepreneurship are affected by legal gender discrimination, and in turn how this affects economic outcomes. Click below to download and explore the data.

 

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Women, Business and the Law Data for 1971-2020

Explore trends over time with annual data for 190 economies during the period from 1970 to 2019 (reporting years 1971 to 2020).

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Women, Business and the Law - Additional Data

Explore a data set of 14 non-scored questions (years 2017 and 2019), including data on child marriage, customary law, citizenship, sexual harassment, and access to ID cards.

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Women, Business and the Law - The Rights of Women with Disabilities

Explore a data set of 4 non-scored questions as part of the pilot research on the legal rights of women with disabilities in 176 economies. The research was developed with the support of the World Bank's Environmental and Social Framework Implementation Support Unit (ESF ISU).