Women, Business, and the Law

Topic: Women’s Economic Empowerment
Type: Database
Author: The World Bank Date: May 2019

Gender equality makes economies more resilient. 

Women, Business, and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women’s economic opportunities to improve gender equality.

This dataset, which covers 187 economies, offers measurable benchmarks for global progress toward gender equality and is useful for research and policy discussions on improving women’s economic opportunities.

Explore the database here.

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