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March 12, 2018

On International Women’s Day, Women Save to Succeed

FSDA guest blogs on their support for our partnership with Diamond Bank and the transformational effect access to a savings account has on women’s lives.

March 8, 2018

Press Release: On International Women’s Day, Leaders Gather to Discuss Women’s Financial Inclusion in Mexico

Aspen Institute México and Women’s World Banking host the first of a series of events focused on women’s financial inclusion in Mexico. This event is supported by the Prosperity Fund run by the British Embassy in Mexico City. For Immediate Release: March 8, 2018 Contact: Maura Hart, +1 212 556 3156 or meh@womensworldbanking.org MEXICO CITY—On Thursday, March 8th, International Women’s Day, The…

March 5, 2018

Giving women greater financial choice and control through economic empowerment

On International Women’s Day, read why Australia is committed to advancing gender equality by driving financial inclusion for women.

February 26, 2018

Necessity is the mother of entrepreneurship: a Kashf Foundation client story

Women, especially in emerging markets, are expected to rely on their husbands for income. But what if their husband isn’t there anymore?

February 19, 2018

When Banks Ignore Women, It’s not Just a Morally Bankrupt Move: It’s Expensive Too

Emerging data from our projects in Nigeria and Pakistan counters bank leaders’ perception that women aren’t good bank clients.

February 13, 2018

Delivering on the Digital Promise for Women in Bangladesh

What needs to happen in Bangladesh before digital financial services become the financial inclusion solution for women in the country?

February 5, 2018

Women in Mexico Need More than Digital G2P to Achieve Financial Inclusion

A government opens a bank account for citizens receiving welfare payments. How can we turn recipients from “withdrawal-only” users to financially included?

January 31, 2018

Danida announces grant to Women’s World Banking to increase women’s financial inclusion in Pakistan

January 31, 2018 Danida, the term used for Denmark’s development cooperation under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has announced a seven partner consortia to receive a total of DKK 60 million (approximately USD 10.04 million) for partnership projects. The partnerships will contribute to local economic growth, job and income opportunities with a focus on women and girls. Women’s World Banking…

January 29, 2018

Can blockchain technology solve problems for low-income women?

Why blockchain can be a game changer for women’s financial inclusion, even in the village.

January 25, 2018

[podcast] How can investors drive performance in their investments and advance gender equality?

In this podcast featuring Women’s World Banking Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer CJ Juhasz, we discuss our approach to impact investing: a strategy called gender lens investing.

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