Gender-Discriminatory Laws and Women's Economic Agency. By: Htun, Mala; Jensenius, Francesca R; Nelson-Nuñez, Jami. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society. Summer2019, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p193-222. 30p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Chart, 6 Graphs.

The article presents a study which examined the cross-country patterns on the relationship between gender-discriminatory laws and different women’s economic agency indicators. Other topics include the efforts to advance women’s legal rights, women’s asset ownership and labor force participation, as well as wage gap and discrimination in wage work and parental leave.