Gender Finance

14.05.2018 | E. Hernandez, Y. Bin-Humam, R. Ciacci, N. Benni & S. Kaaria | CGAP

This Brief explores the gender gap in financial inclusion among smallholder families in Tanzania and Mozambique through unique survey data that allow for a nationally representative look at smallholders. The analysis reveals female smallholders...

26.04.2018 | A. Demirgüç-Kunt, L. Klapper, D. Singer, S. Ansar & J. Hess | World Bank Group

The Global Findex database is the world’s most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. The 2017 edition includes updated indicators on access to and use of formal and informal financial services. And it...

31.12.2017 | The World Bank | The World Bank

The evidence that women both drive agricultural production and rely on it for their livelihoods means that greater financial and informational service provision to women, especially through digital channels, could increase the efficiency and...

31.10.2017 | S. Gammage, A. Kes, L. Winograd, N. Sultana, S. Hiller & S. Bour | International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

As a strategic research partner to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)’s Financial Services for the Poor portfolio, the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has undertaken a systematic review to explore recent research on gender...

20.09.2017 | M. Blimpo, M. Minges, W. Kouamé, T. Azomahou, E. Lartey and al. | World Bank

The purpose of this book is to explore ways to catalyze a new generation of investment opportunities in Africa that leverage the ability of many countries to leapfrog into the future. The book was born from the view that gradualism and...

30.04.2017 | A. Demirguc-Kunt, L. Klapper, D. Singer | The World Bank

There is growing evidence that appropriate financial services have substantial benefits for consumers, especially women and poor adults. This paper provides an overview of financial inclusion around the world and reviews the recent empirical...

30.04.2017 | K. Miles, A. Green | A2ii

This paper aims to inspire momentum and increase awareness among insurance supervisors of the transformative potential of gender approaches. It explains how supervisors have started to consider gender dimensions in their work, in particular by...

30.04.2017 | E. Minischetti | GSMA

Despite significant growth in mobile money over the last decade, there are still wide gender gaps in mobile money account ownership and usage. There is valuable data on the gender gap in mobile financial services, but to better target and reach...

06.03.2017 | K. Holloway, Z. Niazi, R. Rouse | Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Research shows that when people participate in the financial system, they are better able to manage risk, start or invest in a business, and fund large expenditures like education or a home improvement. Increasing women’s financial inclusion is...

28.02.2017 | FIS Peer Learning Group | AFI

The objective of this Guideline Note on Integrating Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion into National Strategies is to highlight current practices among the AFI Network and provide guidance on gender and integrating women’s financial inclusion...

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