The UAE tops MENA region rankings in World Bank's 'Women, Business and the Law' 2021 report

Manal bint Mohammed:

  • The UAE has made massive strides in the ‘Women, Business and the Law’ report as a result of new laws and more than 20 legislative reforms focused on enhancing women's economic participation.
  • This new achievement adds to the scientific, economic and social achievements that are propelling the country’s accelerated progress in the next fifty years.

UAE’s scores in the latest WBL report increase markedly from previous year; full score of 100 achieved in five indicators

Government of Dubai Media Office: The UAE has topped the Middle East and North Africa region rankings in the World Bank’s newly released 2021 ‘Women, Business and the Law’ (WBL) report. The country’s ratings in the World Bank report saw a significant leap by virtue of ground-breaking legislative reforms implemented over the past few years.

Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Gender Balance Council, said the massive strides made by the UAE in the latest report are the result of new laws and more than 20 legislative reforms focused on enhancing women's economic participation. Sheikha Manal said these achievements are significant additions to the UAE’s scientific, economic and social accomplishments that are set to propel the country’s accelerated progress in the next fifty years.

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Source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/The_UAE_tops_MENA_region_rankings_in_World_Banks_Women_Business_and_the_Law_2021_report-ZAWYA20210224091459/

 

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