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Catalyzing Innovation for Women Entrepreneurs

This research, focusing on 328 women entrepreneurs in Samoa, Cambodia and Fiji, explores the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in accessing and using financing at different stages of their enterprise journey.

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Women & Money: Insights and a Path to Close the Gender Gap

This paper presents research findings on the key challenges women face in accessing digital financial services and the design opportunities for the financial sector, policymakers and regulators, the philanthropic sector, NGOs, and designers everywhere.

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Gender Lens Investing Landscape: Gaps, Challenges, and Opportunities in Financial Inclusion for Women

This report provides evidence that while microfinance has been a driver of economic opportunities for underserved women globally, a more well-rounded gender lens investing approach is required to generate the level of impact necessary to truly advance financial inclusion for women.

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Market Opportunities for Women’s Savings: Evidence From India

This study analyzed data to better understand why and how women save in India to guide financial services providers as they work to better tailor their products to customer needs.

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Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

This report shares HERproject’s experience of supporting 70 garment factories in Bangladesh, with a combined workforce of around 170,000, majority women, to digitize their wages.

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Why a Segmentation Strategy Matters for Serving the Women’s Market

This paper explores the needs and preferences of specific women’s market segments as well as tries to understand how a segmentation strategy can support banks to better serve different women segments.

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Business Her Own Way: Creating Livelihoods Through Informal Online Commerce

This Focus Note outlines the characteristics of informal online commerce (IOC), maps the personas of the women who engage in it, and provides guidance to funders looking to support women to generate livelihoods through IOC.

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Towards Responsible Digitization of Merchants in Rural India for COVID-19 Recovery

These 10 recommendations aim to unlock the impact of fintech in merchant digitization, particular for women, and  to further India’s progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Understanding Micro- and Small-Growth Entrepreneurs in Vietnam, Pakistan and Peru

This report provides an overview of "the current state of strivers" across these countries with an aim to understand the emerging unmet needs through market assessments.

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Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion in Indonesia: Levers to Move Women From Inclusion to Empowerment

Grounded in an analysis of norms governing women’s agency, ability to enact preferences, bargaining power and financial independence, this report provides a conceptual framework to move Indonesian women from financial inclusion to empowerment.