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FinDev Guide to Women's Financial Inclusion
International Women's Day is always an excellent time to take stock and review what we have learned over the last year on women's financial inclusion, as well as what we still need to work on.
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.
Financial Inclusion in the Wake of the Pandemic
While poor and women borrowers suffered the most, they also benefited the most from gaining access to financial services, according to a survey of Triple Jump's partners.
The Path to Financial Inclusion Must Include Saving in Small Groups
The sector needs to transition from the idea that financial inclusion means borrowing (and sometimes saving) in a financial institution and give more power to informal savings through the millions of groups that already exist.
Agent Gender Matters… for Customers
The second blog in this two-part series on agent gender looks at evidence on the effectiveness of women agents in cash-in cash-out (CICO) networks for women's financial inclusion.