Measuring female entrepreneurship

Source: World Bank Blogs

A recent blog by the World Bank discusses the pertinent issue of effectively measuring primarily female-run enterprises in developing and developed nations across the world. Through a compilation of resources such as the report, Women, Business and the Law, 2022 and endeavors in the We-Data project which collects data on women’s access to various business-related resources, the blog attempts to provide a broad picture of the status quo. It explores some regulatory barriers (e.g., laws prohibiting married women from being signatories to commercial contracts or accessing capital independently), operational hurdles, and data-related challenges that countries face while capturing this segment of businesses.

Read on to know more.

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