Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Gender Law Library - Doing Business

The Doing Business Gender Law Library is a collection of national legal provisions impacting women's economic status in 183 economies. The database facilitates comparative analysis of legislation, serves as a resource for research, and contributes to reforms that can enhance women’s full economic participation. The collection is updated regularly but they do not guarantee that laws are the most recent version, nor is the library exhaustive. Translations are not official unless indicated.

Categories include:

Gender Equality

  • Non-Discrimination
  • Affirmative Action

Family and Inheritance Law

  • Marriage and Divorce
  • Inheritance

Labor Law

  • Maternity
  • Child Care
  • Industry Prohibitions
  • Work-Hour Limits
  • Retirement
  • Equal Pay
  • Sexual Harassment

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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