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Co-creating Solutions for Effective Women’s Financial Inclusion in Latin America and The Caribbean

FinEquityALC's Regional Lead, Mariana Martinez shares her main takeaways from the #FinEquityALC2024 annual convening, on key topics including gender-focused investment, intentional gender regulations and the power of gender-disaggregated data to accelerate women's financial inclusion.
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Reshaping Realities for Women’s Financial Inclusion in Africa

As part of the #FinEquity2024 Annual Meeting blog series, we reflect on key takeaways from FinEquity Africa 2024 Convening, the first Convening for the FinEquity Africa Community of Practice.
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Unlocking women’s economic power isn’t rocket science

Rathi Mani-Kandt, Director of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion at CARE USA, shares success stories from their Ignite program and the launch of Strive Women, a new four-year program that will work to strengthen the financial health and resilience of more than 300,000 small businesses in Pakistan, Peru and Vietnam.
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Meeting the Needs of Unbanked Women in the Digital Era

How can the unique needs of unbanked women be met with mobile money? In this blog, WomenSave shares findings from their research in Uganda on how to empower these women to use digital financial services to meet their financial goals.
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How Can We Design Consumer Protection That Builds Women’s Trust?

Consumer protection presents a significant challenge for financial inclusion. This blog explores how we can improve women's trust in the financial system and ensure that digital financial services are inclusive, safe, and sustainable for them to use.
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Improving Financial Management Training for Women Entrepreneurs: Are Heuristics the Answer?

In this blog, Catherine Highet explores the use of heuristic-based financial training by the World Bank's Africa Gender Innovation Lab and ideas42 as an alternative and promising option to traditional classroom-based trainings for financial management.
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How Can Gender-Intelligent Design Help Mozambican Women Entrepreneurs?

Despite their evident importance to the economy, Mozambican women entrepreneurs still face great challenges in accessing financial services and products that could help them find personal economic stability and business success. Designing gender-intelligent solutions is crucial to overcoming the challenges faced by women in Mozambican society and is an excellent opportunity for companies to reach a wider customer base and enable women entrepreneurs to grow their incomes.
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Beyond Outreach: Integrating Gender in Business Processes for Financial Inclusion

The processes used to design and distribute financial products—and the power dynamics underlying those steps—have significant effects on social and financial outcomes. Developing World Markets' assessment tool analyzes core business processes of inclusive financial institutions - they share some of their initial findings here. 
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How Can Designing Women-Focused Products Encourage Financial Inclusion?

We noticed some common themes throughout our recent case study series on the research and design process taken by four different FSPs to build products and services to improve women’s access to finance, and are happy to share them here.