At least 15 countries give husbands the power to prevent their wives from working, the World Bank said in a report on gender equality in business.
Women sell llama meat at a stall in a public market in La Paz. At least 15 countries, including Bolivia, give husbands the power to prevent their wives from working, a World Bank report on gender equality in business says.
"Many societies have made progress, gradually moving to dismantle ingrained forms of discrimination against women. Yet a great deal remains to be done," said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in the preface to the report.
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