WOMEN, BUSINESS AND THE LAW 2023 – The Ghana Snapshot
Koranteng and Koranteng Legal Advisors acted as contributing experts to the Women, Business and the Law 2023 report, published by the World Bank Group yesterday. Lawyers Bridget Agyei, Ama Koguah Obese-Jecty and Afua A. Koranteng contributed to the report Ghana segment of the report.
Women, Business and the Law 2023 assesses 190 countries’ laws and regulations in eight areas related to women’s economic participation – mobility, workplace, pay, marriage, parenthood, entrepreneurship, assets and pensions – in an effort to identify barriers to women’s economic participation and encourage reform of discriminatory laws.
When it comes to constraints on freedom of movement, laws affecting women’s decisions to work, and constraints related to marriage, Ghana gets a perfect score.
The Ghana Snapshot
However, for laws affecting women’s pay, women’s work after having children and constraints on women starting and running a business, Ghana could consider additional reforms to improve legal equality for women.