FinEquity Guide

On Our Radar: April 2022

A round up of the FinEquity team's top women's financial inclusion and economic empowerment content this month.
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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 an Instagram reel. We hope you enjoy!

On Our Radar

Ignite Entrepreneurs Video

A recent release by FinEquity member CARE, this video highlights the stories of three female entrepreneurs growing their businesses around the world. 

Women, Business and the Law 2022

The Women Business and the Law 2022 report is the eighth in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations in 190 economies, in eight areas impacting women’s economic participation – mobility, workplace, pay, marriage, parenthood, entrepreneurship, assets, and pensions. Drawing on the findings from these findings, this World Bank Group event will contribute to the public conversation on women’s economic empowerment and a more equitable, prosperous world. 

European Microfinance Award 2022

The European Microfinance Award 2022 'Financial Inclusion that Works for Women' is now open to organisations working in financial inclusion that aim to understand and meet women's challenges and aspirations in order to go beyond traditional gender outreach strategies. Apply by April 12, 2022 at 23:59 pm CET! 

Mobile Internet Use, Well-being and Gender: Understanding the Links

For this report, the GSMA Connected Women team developed a well-being index to examine the link between mobile internet use and well-being among men and women in Bangladesh and Ghana.  In addition to the index, the report provides insights from its application and provides evidence that using mobile internet does indeed have a positive correlation with well-being, but to a different extent in different contexts and among different demographic groups.

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