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Investing in Gender Diversity and Women’s Leadership
Adama Bah of Oikocredit shares how her organization works with financial service provider partners to advance women’s economic empowerment.
Combating Restrictive Gender Norms in Pakistan
Roshaneh Zafar of Kashf Foundation shares how her organization is tackling key barriers to women’s economic empowerment.
Gender-Transformative Business Models in Agriculture
Insights from five leading agricultural companies help us understand how businesses can advance gender equity by taking specific steps to address harmful gender norms and reduce gender gaps.
FinDev Guide to Women's Financial Inclusion
This Guide features a curated selection of research and blogs on women's financial inclusion, from gender lens investing to financial diaries of women traders.
Finding Our Collective Direction Towards Women's Economic Empowerment
Aude de Montesquiou, Global Facilitator for FinEquity, discusses the community of practice's current work and future ambitions to support women.
Blazing a Trail for Women’s Financial Inclusion in Nigeria
The Central Bank of Nigeria has identified eight Strategic Imperatives. With their respective communities of practice, they aim to close the country’s financial inclusion gender gap.
Applying a Gender Lens to Digital Remittances
Digital remittances can form a gateway to better financial health and inclusion for migrants and their families. Yet one key factor influencing remittance behavior is often overlooked: gender.
Is Fintech Always Inclusive?
An IMF working paper looks at who fintech is helping and who it is leaving behind, using cross-country and emerging fintech data to see if fintech use is associated with narrowing class, rural and gender divides.
What Findex 2021 Tells Us About Financial Inclusion in India
Digital financial services are helping drive financial inclusion, but infrastructural barriers remain.
How to Invest With a Gender Lens
While adopting gender-smart strategies is something every investor should strive for - both because it is the right thing to do and because it makes good business sense - there is no straightforward roadmap for how to do it.