This Womens Financial Inclusion publication from the Women’s World Banking organization explores The challenges driving the gender gap: Women have fewer controlled assets Women are harder to reach Financial institutions are less understood by women Women are less understood by financial institutions and the recommended actions for G20 countries, domestic governments, the private sector and the international development community.
Delivering financial services by mobile phone could benefit billions of people by spurring inclusive growth that adds $3.7 trillion to the GDP of emerging economies within a decade. Two billion individuals and 200 million micro, small, and midsize businesses in emerging economies today lack access to savings and credit. Even those with access must often pay high fees for a limited range of products. Economic growth suffers. But a solution […]