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Financial Alliance for Women Annual Summit - Unlocking the Female Economy: Investing in Women Entrepreneurs

This two-day event will include thought provoking discussions, new know-how, and engaging sessions focused on women's financial empowerment.

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Grameen Foundation Launches Initiative to End Financial Abuse: Program SAFE

This comprehensive initiative aims to raise awareness, provide support services, and build a global coalition to safeguard against financial abuse in all its forms. 

FinDev Interview

Resetting the Mindset Toward Investing in African Women Entrepreneurs

Eveline Tall, ambassador for AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa), shares why this initiative is necessary and how they are working to reduce the regional gender gap in financing.

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African Guarantee Fund and Kenya Women Microfinance Bank Ink Deal to Strengthen Women's Access to Finance

African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has signed a Sh725 million ($5.37 million) risk-sharing partnership agreement with the Kenya Women Microfinance Bank  (KWFT).

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Women’s Advancement in Banking in Emerging South Asian Countries: Findings and Recommendations for Nepal

This study aims to identify opportunities that can help achieve more equitable work outcomes for women employees in the banking industry in Nepal. 

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Gender-Disaggregated Data in Financial Institutions: A Pragmatic Perspective

This article proposes a pragmatic approach, with tangible use cases and best practices for collecting, analyzing and using gender-disaggregated data to accelerate women's financial inclusion.

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Philippines: Community Bank Champions Women’s Empowerment Through Financial Inclusion

Since adopting the UN Sustainable Development Goals as part of its sustainability framework in 2010, BDO has reported that 66 percent of its micro, small, and medium enterprises clients for BDONB are women-owned as of 2022.

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Nigeria: ANWBN, Unity Bank Support 90 Female Groups on Financial Inclusion

The Association of Nigerian Women Business Network has partnered with Unity Bank Plc to reach over 90 women’s groups across Nigeria to unveil the Yanga account in Abuja.

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Afghanistan: World Bank, ARTF Support Access to Finance for Small Businesses, Women’s Economic Inclusion with $16M Grant

The grant will support the Empowering Microfinance and Enterprises for Resilience and Growth (EMERGe) Project and will be provided directly to the Aga Khan Foundation USA.