Around the world, 2 billion people remain unbanked and women lag behind men in terms of access to formal accounts, credit, and savings products. FinEquity, a community of practice to empower women through 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
Mark your calendars: #FinEquity2021 Annual Meeting is taking place on 8-9 December 2021. As always, community members will have the stage to share their work, accomplishments and challenges, and to deepen connections and make new ones!
FinEquity is a contributing partner to Women’s World Banking’s Making Finance Work for Women webinar thought leadership series. This FinEquity blog highlights key take-aways from the discussion on leveraging digital platforms for women's financial inclusion.
In this blog we feature three studies that have reconsidered standard approaches to the measurement of women's empowerment with surprising results.
This webinar series features Financial Service Providers who are investing in segmenting their female customers to better understand the specific financial needs, preferences, and behaviors to develop tailored-value propositions for them.
This month we bring you our latest publication "Enabling Women’s Financial Inclusion through Digital Financial Literacy", the upcoming "Conversations with Providers - Deconstructing the Monolith: Segmentation of Women Clients," as well as our webinar "Applying a Gender Lens to PAYGo Solar," and much more.
This FinEquity Monitor serves as an updated roundup to keep financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment stakeholders abreast of new publications that can help advance the practice.
This brief helps unpack the different dimensions of digital financial literacy (DFL) and demonstrate why they should not be tackled in isolation as they are very much connected. It includes four case studies of organizations addressing DFL in their work in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Ghana.
This 10-point action plan for governments and businesses shares practical steps to help end the continued economic exclusion of women through digital financial inclusion.
Toolkit for policymakers, regulators, supervisors involved in the formulation and implementation of policy and regulation that advance access to finance for women-led MSMEs