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Infographic July 30, 2018

Women, Business and the Law 2018: Legal Barriers Remain Widespread


No economy can grow to its full potential unless women and men participate fully. Yet all 189 economies covered by Women, Business and the Law 2018 have at least 1 gender difference in legal treatment. For example, 68 economies constrain women's agency or freedom of movement, 75 restrict women's property rights and 133 have at least one restriction on women's access to justice.