The World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2016 Report

The World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2016 report has acknowledged Nigeria alongside Kenya and Ethiopia as countries with “very few barriers” to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in the areas monitored.

The report found that 28 of the 41 sub-Saharan African economies covered by the in the assessment continued to maintain restrictions that do not allow women to work in the same jobs as men, and added that property rights remain an impediment to wealth accumulation for women.