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On Our Radar: January 2023

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An updated take on "What We're Reading", the FinEquity team brings you a curated list of women's financial inclusion and economic empowerment content we've been consuming recently, from podcasts, new initiatives and articles to videos and social posts. 

On Our Radar

Gender equality and inclusion for women agricultural entrepreneurs

Women in agriculture have less access to productive resources and as a result, they produce less. Gender and equality inclusion specialist, Jennifer Denomy shares more insight on this topic. Listen to the full episode! 

United States Strategy on Global Women’s Economic Security

The United States Government developed this first-ever interagency Strategy to advance Women’s Economic Security globally, which lays out a vision in which women and girls around the world, in all their diversity, are able to fully, meaningfully, and equally contribute to, and benefit from, economic growth and global prosperity.

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. Recent demand-side research by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) revealed clear patterns in access, usage and resilience for migrant women and women recipients.

Tameo Impact Fund Solutions Private Asset Impact Fund report 2022

The overall private asset impact fund (PAIF) market in developing economies reached an estimated USD 84 billion in 2021, according to Tameo’s latest research. Their 2022 PAIF report offers deep analysis of this growing segment of the impact investing universe and includes dedicated insights that are highly relevant for the financial inclusion community—covering microfinance, fintech, embedded finance strategies, gender lens investing, and more.

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