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Women, Business and the Law 2014: Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality

October 03, 2013 // 9:00am11:00am
Event Co-sponsors: 
Middle East Program
Global Europe Program

Women, Business and the Law measures how laws, regulations, and institutions differentiate between women and men. It further discusses how the respective laws, regulations, and institutions may affect women’s incentives, capacity to work, or to set up and run a business. It objectively measures legal differences on the basis of gender in 143 economies, covering six areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit, and going to court. This year’s report was published by Bloomsbury Publishing. wbl.worldbank.org.

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Rangita de Silva de Alwis // Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI)
    Senior Scholar Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College
  • Director, Global Indicators and Analysis, World Bank-IFC
  • Financial and Private Sector Development Vice Presidency, World Bank–IFC
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