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
FinEquity is a contributing partner to Women’s World Banking’s Making Finance Work for Women webinar thought leadership series. This FinEquity blog highlights key take-aways from the discussion on leveraging digital platforms for women's financial inclusion.
This year's annual stock-taking of member composition and feedback discusses areas where FinEquity has excelled, and where the community can focus its efforts in the coming year.
While there is a clear and immediate need for more rigorous evaluations on the impact of DFS and WEE, this post presents five reasons — and five ways — to utilize qualitative work to explore this subject area.
This webinar series features Financial Service Providers who are investing in segmenting their female customers to better understand the specific financial needs, preferences, and behaviors to develop tailored-value propositions for them.
This month we bring you our latest publication "Enabling Women’s Financial Inclusion through Digital Financial Literacy", the upcoming "Conversations with Providers - Deconstructing the Monolith: Segmentation of Women Clients," as well as our webinar "Applying a Gender Lens to PAYGo Solar," and much more.
This FinEquity Monitor serves as an updated roundup to keep financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment stakeholders abreast of new publications that can help advance the practice.
This brief helps unpack the different dimensions of digital financial literacy (DFL) and demonstrate why they should not be tackled in isolation as they are very much connected. It includes four case studies of organizations addressing DFL in their work in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Ghana.
This 10-point action plan for governments and businesses shares practical steps to help end the continued economic exclusion of women through digital financial inclusion.
Toolkit for policymakers, regulators, supervisors involved in the formulation and implementation of policy and regulation that advance access to finance for women-led MSMEs