Around the world, 2 billion people remain unbanked and women lag behind men in terms of access to formal accounts, credit, and savings products. FinEquity, a community to advance women's financial inclusion globally, is convened by CGAP. It provides facilitated platforms to share experiences, identify key challenges, document and discuss emerging good practices, and solve common problems associated with increasing equitable access to and use of a broad range of financial services. Learn More>
Ghana made waves earlier this year when it launched the world’s first digital financial services (DFS) policy, building on the past five years of explosive DFS growth in the country. Can the new policy help to close the gender gap?
In this FinEquity Member Spotlight, FinEquity's first facilitator, Deena Burjorjee discusses the organization's history, mission, and future opportunities.
Members of FinMark Trust present the methodology behind their COVID-19 tracker and share initial insights on the impact of COVID-19 on women’s resilience and economic participation in selected sub-Saharan African countries.
Crowd-sourced materials on the issue of women's financial resiliency as it relates to COVID-19 or other serious crises. To suggest items please send to [email protected] Last updated on August 25, 2020. https://www.cgap.org/blog/women-rural-and-agricultural-livelihoods-facing-covid-19