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Case Studies of Multisectoral Approaches to Integrating Digital Financial Services for Women’s Financial Inclusion

This case study explores whether the use of DFS can be used to accelerate women’s financial inclusion and reduce gender inequality in sectors other than financial service - health, agriculture and MSME. 

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Why a Segmentation Strategy Matters for Serving the Women’s Market

This paper explores the needs and preferences of specific women’s market segments as well as tries to understand how a segmentation strategy can support banks to better serve different women segments.

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Business Her Own Way: Creating Livelihoods Through Informal Online Commerce

This Focus Note outlines the characteristics of informal online commerce (IOC), maps the personas of the women who engage in it, and provides guidance to funders looking to support women to generate livelihoods through IOC.

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Gender-Smart Investing in MENA

The goal of this Brief is to catalyze discussion and action across gender-smart investing practitioners, Egyptian firms and impact investors.

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Normative Constraints to Women’s Financial Inclusion: What We Know and What We Need to Know

This paper brings together the evidence of what is known on norms and financial inclusion and uses cases to demonstrate aspects of and approaches to addressing discriminatory norms throughout the financial system.

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Understanding Micro- and Small-Growth Entrepreneurs in Vietnam, Pakistan and Peru

This report provides an overview of "the current state of strivers" across these countries with an aim to understand the emerging unmet needs through market assessments.

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Building Women’s Financial Capability: A Path Toward Transformation

This publication examines how best to share information, build financial capability and enable lasting behavior change in a context in which women may have limited say in their own economic choices or require additional support or flexibility to overcome trust and care responsibilities.

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Designing Digital Payments for Mexican Women Entrepreneurs

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Evidence Review on the Role of Male Engagement in Women’s Economic Empowerment Programs

This review presents four differ­ent reports which outline key findings and recommendations based on the most effective methods for integrating men in the process of women's empowerment.