Ghana scores 75% in Women, Business and Law 2020 report – World Bank

Ghana scored 75% in the latest World Bank report on Women, Business and the Law 2020 Index, 16 places lower in ranking among her sub-Saharan African peers.

The nation, however, did better than Nigeria but fell below The Ivory Coast and Togo.

Mauritius was the highest-ranked country in sub-Saharan Africa with a score of 91.9% followed by South Africa with a score of 88.1%.

Zimbabwe was 3rd with a score of 86.9%, while Cape Verde (86.3%) and Namibia (86.3%) were joint 4th.

Tanzania (84.4%), Togo (84.4%), Liberia (83.8%), The Ivory Coast (83.1%), Zambia (81.3%), Kenya (80.6%), Malawi (80.6%), Burkina Faso (79.4%), Congo DR (78.8%), Rwnada (78.1%), Mozambique (76.1%), Seychelles (76.3%) and Lesotho (75.6%) placed 6th to 16th.

The eight indicators used include mobility, where Ghana scored 100 points, Nigeria 50 and South Africa 100; workplace, Ghana scored 100 75 points, Nigeria 7 and South Africa 100 and Ghana 100.