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[podcast] Expanding Financial Access for Rural Women in Egypt

January 28, 2019

  “It’s not that the barriers are necessarily different for the rural women and the urban women. But the same barriers are greater for rural women.”  In this podcast, Veronica Karpoich, Project Manager at Women’s World Banking discusses Women’s World Banking’s progress in closing the gap of financial access for one of the most challenging segments to reach, rural women….

Indian Women Aren’t Using Their Bank Accounts. This Is How and Why Women’s World Banking Plans to Change That.

January 22, 2019

India has experienced exponential growth and enacted innovative financial initiatives in recent years, but promising indicators of greater financial inclusion mask a concerning trend. About half of the women in India with personal bank accounts use them in a limited capacity or not at all. Women’s World Banking’s India Strategy addresses why women aren’t engaging with financial services, lays out…

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