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Economy News Baghdad:
The World Bank announced that Iraq is among the top five economies that have achieved the most reforms in the world.
“The Middle East and North Africa economies have implemented 10 reforms, and Iraq has implemented four reforms to win the position among the top five economies that have achieved the most reforms in the world,” the World Bank said in its report Women and Business and Law 2018.
“Iraq’s reforms covered areas of access to institutions, access to employment, incentives to work and protection of women from violence,” he said.
“In the area of access to employment, Iraq increased the paid maternity leave from 72 days to 98 days and the enactment of a new labor law prohibiting gender discrimination,” he said, noting that “the new labor law also allows employers to terminate workers’ contracts when they reach the age of Five-year retirement for women. “