Women’s Exclusion From the Digital World Has Withheld $1 Trillion From Low- And Middle-Income Countries" GDP
The UN Women’s Gender Snapshot 2022 report concludes that over the last decade women’s exclusion from the digital world has deprived low- and middle- income countries of up to $1 trillion of their gross domestic product.
Visa Committed to Financial Literacy and Women’s Empowerment in Cambodia
Visa has recently implemented several successful initiatives that demonstrate its commitment to support the government’s mission to elevate financial literacy and inclusion among women and young people across Cambodia.
VEON’s Mobilink Bank Becomes First Microfinance Bank Globally to Join the GSMA Connected Women Commitment Initiative
The global digital operator VEON last week announces that Mobilink Microfinance Bank Ltd. in Pakistan has signed up to the GSMA’s Connected Women Commitment Initiative set up to accelerate digital and financial inclusion for women.
Svasti Microfinance Raises $5M From IIX's Women's Livelihood Bond 5, the World's First Orange Bond Issuance
Mumbai-based Svasti Microfinance has received $5 million through Non-Convertible Debentures from Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange's Women's Livelihood Bond 5, the proceeds of which will go toward empowering women through income-generating activities.
Argentine Foreign Minister Lauds Brac’s Social Development and Financial Inclusion Initiatives
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Andres Cafiero visited BRAC head office on Monday to learn about BRAC's approach to designing anti-poverty solutions, especially with a focus on women's empowerment and financial inclusion of rural women.
National Bonds Signs Agreement With Arab Women Authority
The partnership will see the two organizations join forces to empower women and support their role in societal and economic development, and to enhance their skills, particularly in the areas of investment, savings, and financial literacy.
IFC and Itaú Partner in a Gender Bond to Support Women Entrepreneurship in Brazil
The project represents the first gender bond issued by a private bank in Brazil in the form of Letras Financeiras (LFs), an exclusive debt security instrument for local financial institutions.
SIDBI to Partner With AMFI to Support Bengal's Women Entrepreneurs
By this intervention, the average income of women is expected to rise by at least 30 percent.
Symbiotics Investments Brings World’s First INR-Denominated Gender-Focused Bond to the Luxembourg Green Exchange
The proceeds from the bond will be dedicated exclusively to providing loans to female entrepreneurs in India.
ShEquity Invests in Woman-owned Financial Inclusion Startup Owoafara
The addition of Owoafara illustrates ShEquity’s unrelenting commitment to providing smart investments for African female entrepreneurs and innovators.