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Strengthening economic rights and womenapos;s occupational choice : the impact of reforming Ethiopiaapos;s family law (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of strengthening legal rights on the types of economic opportunities that are pursued. Ethiopia changed its family law, requiring both spousesapos; consent in the administration of marital property, removing the ability of a spouse to deny permission for the other to work outside the home, and raising womenapos;s minimum age of marriage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6695 NOV 01, 2013

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Gajigo, Ousman

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

Using a newly compiled database of womenapos;s property rights and legal capacity covering 100 countries over 50 years, this paper analyzes the triggers and barriers to reform. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6616 SEP 01, 2013

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Hasan, Tazeen; Rusu, Anca Bogdana

Womenapos;s legal rights over 50 years : what is the impact of reform ? (English)

This study uses a newly compiled database of womenapos;s property rights and legal capacity covering 100 countries over 50 years to test for the impact of legal reforms on employment, health, and education outcomes for women and girls. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6617 SEP 01, 2013

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Hasan, Tazeen; Rusu, Anca Bogdana