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Women's legal rights over 50 years : progress, stagnation or regression ? (English)

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Using a newly compiled database of women's property rights and legal capacity covering 100 countries over 50 years, this paper analyzes the triggers and barriers to reform. The database documents gender gaps in the ability to access and own assets, to... See More +

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  • Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Hasan, Tazeen; Rusu, Anca Bogdana;
  • 2013/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6616
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2013/09/23
  • Women's legal rights over 50 years : progress, stagnation or regression ?
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