Profiles of women reformers making it easier to do business around the world

Caroline Freund, Valerie Marechal, Iva Ilieva Hamel |

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we highlight the accomplishments of five leaders who have delivered much needed regulatory reforms benefiting entrepreneurs.

Caroline Freund, Valerie Marechal, Iva Ilieva Hamel |

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Cecile Fruman, Louise Twining-Ward |

Graduating university students in Kazakhstan. Photo: Maxim Zolotukhin / The World Bank   Just to be clear, this is not about the American TV show formerly hosted by President-elect Donald Trump...

Ganesh Rasagam |

Did you know that in Kenya less than 15% of the population is covered with old age security? This means that many Kenyans are facing a vulnerability of retiring into poverty. But this is not...

Rose Kwena |

Photo Credit: Mauricio Santana – Women’s Forum 2014 The question was posed at this year’s Women’s Forum Brazil held in São Paulo, Brazil, on May 26 and 27. In a country bustling with the World Cup...

Paula Tavares |

In Portuguese In Spanish Regardless of a country’s stage of economic development, their governments make payments to, and collect payments from individuals and businesses. Financial resources are...

Massimo Cirasino |

Imagine things are looking up for you. You are running your own business transporting and selling charcoal to retailers in the area, your husband has a steady job, and together you own real estate...

Yasmin Bin-Humam |