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Doing Business Gender Project

The Doing Business Gender Project, is an initiative of the International Financial Cooperation, World Bank Group. The project is a two-year initiative launched in October 2007 to identify legal and regulatory barriers facing businesswomen in 181 countries, and to advocate change. The project's primary objectives are to identify laws and regulations that discriminate against women, investigate which reforms on business regulations have the highest impact on opportunities for women, and prepare case studies of women entrepreneurs to describe the reasons for their success and obstacles they faced. More

Gender & Disability, A World Bank Resource Centre

This brief overview concentrates on information resources that clarify issues of importance to the estimated world population of 300 million women and girls with disabilities, most of whom live in developing or resource-poor countries. More


Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, multi-generational, feminist, creative, future-orientated membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights. A dynamic network of women and men around the world, AWID members are researchers, academics, students, educators, activists, business people, policy-makers, development practitioners, funders, and more. The site is available in French, English and Spanish.