Globally, 2 billion people remain unbanked and women lag behind men in terms of access to formal accounts, credit and savings products. FinEquity, a global community to advance women's financial inclusion, 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>

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Crowd-sourced materials on the issue of women's financial resiliency as it relates to COVID-19 or other serious crises. We invite all readers to share materials they believe are of interest to the FinEquity community via Dgroups or by sending to [email protected] and we will update the list regularly.

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The FinEquity Member survey is conducted annually to assess member needs and get a qualitative sense of our impact. The survey is advertised via the FinEquity Newsletter, social media channels, and DGroups, as well as individualized outreach to members who have close contact with facilitators and Working Group leads.

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The Arab Barometer is a nonpartisan research network, hosted at Princeton University, which provides insight into the social, political, and economic attitudes and values of people across the Arab world. They have been conducting high-quality public opinion surveys since 2006 and make the data publicly available (free of charge) on their website.

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Is digitizing cash transfer programs to poor women the answer to closing the gender gap?
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Did a three-year initiative with women's savings groups achieve its aim of increasing resilience?