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Helping low-income women protect their assets: microinsurance

February 26, 2013

By Mary Ellen Iskenderian, Women’s World Banking, President and CEO There has been much research done about the potential impact of women’s participation in the economy—both as producers and consumers. The World Bank estimates that the Asia-Pacific region is losing $42 to $47 billion per year because of restrictions on women’s access to employment opportunities and another $16 to $30…


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