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Women, Business And Law Index

Women, Business And Law Index:

India’s ranked improved to 113 out of 190 countries in the World Bank’s Women, Business and Law index.

  • Women, Business and Law Index to measure how laws and regulations affect women’s economic opportunity on a scale from 0 to 100, where 100 means equal legal rights for men and women.
  • The report covers eight related areas: Mobility, workplace, pay, marriage, parenthood, entrepreneurship, assets and pension.
  • The data offer objective and measurable benchmarks for evaluating global progress toward legal gender equality.

Highlights :

  • It is the 10th edition of the report.
  • Globally, none of the countries has a full score in the new index, indicating that women did not enjoy equal rights in any of the countries.
  • India’s ranking improved to 113 out of 190 countries.
  • Indian women enjoyed 60% of the legal rights given to men as per the new report, lower than the global average of 64.2%.