Women, Business and Law


Women, Business and the Law examines laws and regulations that affect women’s ability to be entrepreneurs and employees. Legislation can affect women’s economic potential directly and indirectly. Thus, the indicators covered in the report capture both laws that directly differentiate between men and women and laws that indirectly have a greater impact on women’s ability to earn an income, start a business, or get a job. The Women, Business and the Law project worked with contributors in each of the economies covered to determine the sources of gender differentiation in the law. The methodology was designed to be an easily replicable way to benchmark the legal and regulatory environment for women as entrepreneurs and employees. Download methodology for all indicators

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