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“Women, Business, and the Law: Getting to Equal”

The World Bank report series Women, Business, and the Law measures legal and regulatory barriers to female employment and entrepreneurship in seven key areas of economic opportunity. Speakers from the World Bank, USAID, and McKinsey & Company will discuss how to reach legal gender equality and how such advancements will impact women in business and in the home.

Date & Time

Dec. 9, 2015
3:30pm – 5:30pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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“Women, Business, and the Law: Getting to Equal”

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The World Bank Group report series Women, Business, and the Law measures legal and regulatory barriers to female employment and entrepreneurship in seven key areas of economic opportunity. For the fourth edition of this report, data from 173 economies was collected to show how local laws, regulations, and institutions have contributed to gender-based inequalities and employment imbalances.

Speakers from the Wilson Center, World Bank Group, USAID, and McKinsey & Company discussed how to reach legal gender equality and how such advancements will impact women in business and in the home.

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Global Women's Leadership Initiative

The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative has hosted the Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center since June, 2012. The Women in Public Service Project will accelerate global progress towards women’s equal participation in policy and political leadership to create more dynamic and inclusive institutions that leverage the full potential of the world’s population to change the way global solutions are forged.  Read more

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