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Countries inch towards legal gender equality

Djankov, Simeon and Zhang, Eva (Yiwen) (2021) Countries inch towards legal gender equality. LSE Business Review (08 Mar 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The data in the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law 2021 report show that gendered laws have been improving in a number of countries in the Middle East, and North and Sub-Saharan Africa in recent years. Simeon Djankov and Eva (Yiwen) Zhang write that lessons from the success of early crisis response measures to reduce the gender gap in labour force participation can serve to inform future recovery programs, and in a possible situation of a chronic pandemic, accelerating the drive towards legal gender equality is all the more needed.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Financial Markets Group
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2021 10:18
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2021 23:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109972

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