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Emerging Trends in National Financial Inclusion Strategies That Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

This World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law (WBL) -CGAP Brief presents data collected by the WBL project on how National Financial Inclusion Strategies can spur policy and regulatory reforms in support of women’s entrepreneurship.

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The Gendered Impacts of Index-Insurance on Food-Consumption: Evidence From Southern Ethiopia

This paper evaluates the gendered impact of an index-based livestock insurance product on food consumption among pastoral households in southern Ethiopia.

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Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) Measurement In Financial Inclusion

The Center for Global Development, Data2X, and FinEquity offer a set of indicators to promote a simplified and harmonized approach to measure WEE in the context of financial inclusion programs and initiatives

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Empowering Women Micro-Entrepreneurs Through Mobile

This landscape report sheds light on how women micro-entrepreneurs use mobile for business in low- and middle-income countries.

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Female Access to Finance: A Survey of Literature

This working paper examines the current academic literature on access to finance for female entrepreneurs and female-led enterprises. It focuses on two main financing markets: credit and venture capital.

Guide / Toolkit

Check Your Bias! A Field Guide for Lenders

This practical field guide walks executives and data scientists through recommendations for ensuring that revised and new credit scoring methods are not unintentionally excluding women or any other underrepresented group.

Guide / Toolkit

Digital Finance Campaign Replication Guide

This Replication Guide shares an overview of a proven, evidence-based solution to a specific development challenge, and then provides steps on how to replicate it with a goal to increase the digital financial capabilities and decision-making skills of women.

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Digital Financial Literacy via E-commerce: Implications for Bangladesh, Especially for Women in Business

This paper explores and evaluates the best ways to reach the less digitally and financially literate segments of the community in Bangladesh, especially women, to ensure that ultimately no one is left behind.

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Financial Access of Women-Owned Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Viet Nam

This working paper identifies challenges in access to finance for women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises  in Viet Nam and recommends ways to improve it.

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Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Diagnostic for the Finance Sector in Bangladesh

This report assesses how Bangladesh is cutting gaps in gender equality and social inclusion in financial services and shows how support for women entrepreneurs alongside better technology access can boost sustainable development.