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Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-supported Childcard in Sri Lanka (English)

This report Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer-supported Childcare in Sri Lanka responds to IFC client and partner demand for country-specific business case evidence on childcare and practical guidance on putting ideas into practice. ... See More +

Working Paper 134219 DEC 01, 2018

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Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare (Japanese)

Sumitomo Chemical, a leading chemical company headquartered in Japan, understands the challenges working parents face and recognizes the business benefits of recruiting and retaining working parents and fostering gender diversity in the workforce. ... See More +

135900 SEP 01, 2017

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Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare : Mini Case Study - Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd. (English)

Sumitomo Chemical, a leading chemical company headquartered in Japan, understands the challenges working parents face and recognizes the business benefits of recruiting and retaining working parents and fostering gender diversity in the workforce. ... See More +

135900 SEP 01, 2017

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Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data (English)

For a sample of 53 developing countries, the results show that women's employment among private firms is significantly higher in countries that mandate paternity leave versus those that do not. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7588 MAR 01, 2016

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Sakhonchik,Alena Disclosed

Legal institutions and women’s employment (English)

This note explores the role of legal institutions in influencing women’s employment in private firms in developing countries. Both a holistic and specific approach to legal institutions is adopted. ... See More +

Brief 111250 JAN 01, 2016

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed Disclosed

Maternity leave and women’s labor market status in Kosovo : five key messages (English)

Labor market engagement of women is very low in Kosovo - only 12.5 percent of women of working age are employed compared to 41.3 percent of men - suggesting that women face obstacles to work and or being hired. ... See More +

Working Paper 124373 SEP 21, 2015

Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Elezaj,Ereblina; Thurau,Julianna Flanagan; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2014 : removing restrictions to enhance gender equality (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

In the past 50 years women's legal status has improved all over the world. But many laws still make it difficult for women to fully participate in economic life whether by getting jobs or starting businesses. ... See More +

Publication 92271 JAN 01, 2014

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Women, business, and the law 2014 : removing restrictions to enhance gender equality : Key findings (English)

In the past 50 years women's legal status has improved all over the world. But many laws still make it difficult for women to fully participate in economic life whether by getting jobs or starting businesses. ... See More +

Publication 92271 JAN 01, 2014

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Mapping the legal gender gap in getting the job (English)

The main lesson from women, business and the law 2012 on legal gender inequality when it comes to getting a job is that there is room for improvement in all regions. ... See More +

Brief 83049 JAN 01, 2013

Bin-Humam, Yasmin; Kushnir, Khrystyna; Ramalho, Rita Disclosed

ThE-Junction newsletter (twenty-sixth edition) (English)

ThE-Junction newsletter includes the following headings: profiles in diversity and inclusion (D&I); the way forward on gender parity; Operations Vice Presidents (OVPs) chart way forward for (D&I); and aperture: good practice in D&I. ... See More +

Newsletter 58695 DEC 20, 2010

Ahmed, Aftab Disclosed

ThE-Junction newsletter (eighth edition) (English)

ThE-Junction newsletter includes the following headings: zero tolerance for racial discrimination; question and answer (Q&A) with Anne-Marie Leroy; and Fels: paternity leave is primary policy tool for gender parity. ... See More +

Newsletter 51644 JUL 27, 2009

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