How Regulators Use Sex-Disaggregated Data and Regtech to Enhance Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion of women brings disproportionate benefits to their families and to economic development, yet in many countries an access-to-finance gender gap remains. Sex-disaggregated data (SDD) is key to monitoring and addressing this problem. This study examines the role that financial services regulators can play in efforts to address financial inclusion of women: how they are using, or could use, SDD to enhance women's access to and use of financial products and services of the right quality that meet their needs; and how new technologies could help.

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