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PoWER Assessment of Women’s Economic Empowerment in The Gambia

Insights empowering key stakeholders to better address women’s and girls’ financial needs
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This document presents the final analysis of data collected through desk research, interviews, focus group discussions, and surveys on women and girls’ financial inclusion in The Gambia.

It provides the overall context of financial inclusion, demand-side analysis of women and girls’ financial needs, an outlook on financial service provision to women and girls, key constraints in the enabling environment, and recommendations to improve financial inclusion.