Latvia is one of only six countries worldwide to fully guarantee legal equality between women and men in employment and business, according to the World Bank, reports.

A report titled Women, Business and the Law names Latvia alongside five other countries as giving women full equality under the law.

"Six economies—Belgium, Denmark, France, Latvia, Luxembourg and Sweden—score 100 in the Women, Business and the Law index, meaning they give women and men equal legal rights in the measured areas. A decade ago none of these economies scored 100, indicating they all reformed over the past ten years," the report says.

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