publication . Research . 2011

Women, Business and the Law 2012 : Removing Barriers to Economic Inclusion

World Bank; International Finance Corporation;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC
Abstract
Women, business and the law focuses on this critical piece of the puzzle, objectively highlighting differentiations on the basis of gender in 141 economies around the world, covering six areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit and going to court. Women, business and the law describes regional trends and shows how economies are changing across these six areas, tracking governments' actions to expand economic opportunities for women. For men and women throughout th...
Subjects
free text keywords: ACCESS TO CREDIT, ACCESS TO FINANCE, ACCESS TO JOBS, ACCESS TO JUSTICE, ACCESS TO LAND, ACCESS TO RESOURCES, ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, AFFORDABILITY, ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES, BANK ACCOUNT, BANK LOANS, BANKS, BASIC INFRASTRUCTURE, CAREER ADVANCEMENT, CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN, CHILD CARE, CHILD REARING, CITIZENS, COMPENSATION, CORRUPTION, COST OF HIRING WOMEN, COURT, CREDIT BUREAU, CREDIT HISTORIES, CREDIT INFORMATION, CREDIT REGISTRIES, CULTURAL NORMS, CUSTOMARY LAW, DEDUCTIBLE, DISCRIMINATION, DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN, DISMISSAL, DISSEMINATION, DIVORCE, DOMICILE, EARNINGS, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, ECONOMIC RIGHT, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, EMPLOYER, EMPOWERMENT, ENTREPRENEUR, EQUAL ACCESS, EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN, EQUAL RIGHTS, EQUAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN, EQUAL STATUS, EQUALITY, EQUALITY FOR WOMEN, EQUALITY OF WOMEN, FAMILIES, FAMILY BUSINESSES, FAMILY WELFARE, FEMALE, FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS, FEMALE HEAD, FEMALE HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD, FEMALE LABOR, FEMALE LABOR FORCE, FEMALE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION, FINANCIAL CAPITAL, FINANCIAL SERVICES, FORMAL CREDIT, FORMAL EQUALITY, FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION, FORMS OF GENDER, GENDER, GENDER DIFFERENCES, GENDER DIMENSION, GENDER DISPARITY, GENDER EQUALITY, GENDER EQUALITY IN FEBRUARY, GENDER EQUALITY ISSUES, GENDER GAP, GENDER INDICATORS, GENDER INEQUALITY, GENDER ISSUES, GENDER LAW, GENDER NEUTRAL, GENDER PARITY, GENDER STATISTICS, GROUP OF WOMEN, HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD, HOME, HOUSEHOLD DYNAMICS, HUMAN BEINGS, HUMAN RESOURCES, HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES, HUSBAND, IDENTITY DOCUMENTS, IMMOVABLE PROPERTY, INCOME GROUP, INCOME TAX, INCOME TAX LIABILITY, INDIVIDUAL WOMEN, INEQUALITY, INFORMAL ECONOMY, INFORMAL SECTORS, INHERITANCE, INHERITANCE RIGHTS, INTERNATIONAL BANK, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE, INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS, JOB CREATION, JOB OPPORTUNITIES, JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN, JUDGES, LABOR FORCE, LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION, LABOR LAW, LABOUR FORCE, LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION, LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATES, LACK OF PROPERTY, LAND REGISTRATION, LAW ON GENDER EQUALITY, LAWS, LAWS ON WOMEN, LEGAL CHANGES, LEGAL REFORM, LEGAL RIGHTS, LEGAL SERVICES, LEGISLATION, LIBERTIES, LOAN, LOAN AMOUNT, MARITAL PROPERTY, MARITAL STATUS, MARRIAGE LAW, MARRIED COUPLE, MARRIED MEN, MARRIED WOMAN, MATERNITY BENEFITS, MATERNITY LEAVE, MICROFINANCE, MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS, MICROFINANCE LOANS, OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN, OVERDRAFT, OWNERSHIP RIGHTS, PARENTAL LEAVE, PARTICIPATION BY WOMEN, PATERNITY LEAVE, PEACE, PENSION, PHYSICAL INTEGRITY, POLITICAL CHANGE, PREGNANT WOMEN, PREJUDICE, PRIVATE CREDIT, PRODUCTIVITY, PROGRESS, PROPERTY OWNERSHIP, PROPERTY RIGHTS, PROVISION OF SERVICES, PUBLIC CREDIT, PUBLIC EDUCATION, PUBLIC SCHOOL, PUBLIC SERVICE, REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT FOR WOMEN, REPAYMENT, REPRODUCTIVE AGE, RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEN, RESTRICTIONS FOR WOMEN, RIGHTS FOR WOMEN, SAVINGS, SEX, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, SMALL BUSINESS, SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SMALL LOANS, SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, SOCIAL RIGHTS, SOCIAL SECURITY, SOCIAL TABOOS, SON PREFERENCE, SPOUSAL VIOLENCE, SPOUSE, SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, TAX CREDITS, TAX DEDUCTIONS, TAX LEGISLATION, UNITED NATIONS, UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME, UNITED NATIONS TREATY, UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, UNMARRIED MAN, UNMARRIED WOMAN, WIFE, WILL, WOMAN, WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS, WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WOMEN EQUALITY, WOMEN IN BUSINESS, WOMEN WITH REGARD, WOMEN WORKERS, WORKFORCE
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