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Empowering Rural Women in Mali Through Self-Help Groups

This study highlights the approach used to enable women to access credit and develop income-generating activities that contribute to their empowerment and give them access to microcredit.

Paper

A Rapid Analysis of the Gender Intentionality of Africa’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

This paper investigates gender intentionality using several dimensions including gender-responsive budgeting in African NDCs, and explores whether countries are mobilizing and allocating climate finance with a gender lens.

Paper

Women Agents for Financial Inclusion: Exploring the Benefits, Constraints, and Potential Solutions

This working paper explores the benefits of having more women agents, the challenges they face, and potential solutions to promote their participation in the DFS ecosystem.

Case Study

Informed Design: A Case Study Series (Tyme Group)

This is one of several case studies looking at the role of design in digital financial services (DFS) for women focusing on examples where research findings have translated into design that has eased and encouraged women’s use of DFS.

Case Study

Informed Design: A Case Study Series (WomenSave)

The first in a new case study series from FinEquity on informed design and digital financial services (DFS). This study examines product and service design by WomenSave, an organization targeting poor (living on less than $2 a day) women in underserved areas of Uganda through financial literacy training and financial advisory services, access to mobile money and goal-based savings plans.

Paper

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.

Paper

Evidence Review of Women's Groups and COVID-19: Impacts, Challenges, and Policy Implications for Savings Groups in Africa

This brief presents emerging evidence from studies in diverse African contexts on how COVID-19 has affected savings groups and how these groups have helped mitigate the pandemic’s negative consequences in sub-Saharan Africa.

Paper

COVID-19 and Women-Led MSMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study aims to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women-led MSMEs in 13 African countries hoping to contribute to further strengthening of outcomes for those MSMEs.

Case Study

Her Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

A data deep dive into the customer base of two financial service providers engaging with low-income women

Paper

The Case for a Gender-Intelligent Approach: An Opportunity for Inclusive Fintechs

Urging the need for gender-aware product design