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World Bank highlights Saudi progress in women’s legal reforms

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia continues to make notable progress in women’s economic inclusion and empowerment, according to a World Bank report. The World Bank Group’s “Women, Business and the Law (WBL)” report, released on Feb. 23, showed that the Kingdom scored higher than last year on a global measure of legal reforms to boost gender equality.  …

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World Bank: Saudi Arabia maintains strong reform momentum in women legal reforms

RIYADH — For two years in a row, Saudi Arabia has achieved notable progress in the “Women, Business and the Law (WBL) Report”, a global measure of women legal reforms published by the World Bank Group. On a scale of 1 to 100, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia scored 80 in WBL 2021, up from …

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Al-Awwad: Kingdom witnessed 90 historic human rights reforms

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Dr. Awwad Al-Awwad, president of the Human Rights Commission (HRC), said that Saudi Arabia has witnessed nearly 90 major human rights reforms over the past few years, and women’s rights constitute the largest share of these reforms. These historic reforms are being implemented under the directives of Custodian of the …

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