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In Malawi, we bring the bank to her

August 28, 2017

A case study on NBS Bank’s Pafupi savings account, a mobile and agent-led savings product to reach low-income women in rural Malawi.

2016 Annual Report: Accelerating Women’s Opportunity

July 3, 2017

Women’s World Banking is pleased to present its 2016 Annual Report in dynamic, digital format.

Health Microinsurance: An Inclusive Approach

November 9, 2016

Women’s World Banking outlines its approach to developing inclusive health microinsurance products in varied markets, with support from Agence Française de Développement.

2015 Annual Report

June 22, 2016

Experience our annual report in this dynamic, digital format and learn how we are learning, leading and investing in women’s financial inclusion.

Co-Authored: Policy Frameworks to Support Women’s Financial Inclusion

March 5, 2016

Women’s World Banking, with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion, examined enabling policy and regulatory frameworks for women’s financial inclusion .

Women’s Workforce Participation and Advancement in Southeast Asia

January 14, 2016

The study looks at opportunities for workforce participation and advancement for women at select multinational and local banks in five countries in Southeast Asia.

Individual Lending for Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs: An Inclusive Approach

October 30, 2015

This guide focuses on microentrepreneurs and documents Women’s World Banking’s framework for developing individual lending products for women, outlining specific aspects of the methodology that are necessary to reach the low-income women’s market.


August 7, 2017

Why Build a Women-Friendly Digital India?

High-level findings on challenges and opportunities for digital financial inclusion in India, and the building blocks for a digital economy friendly to women.

August 7, 2017

[infographic] Women and Digital Access: India

High-level findings on low-income Indian women’s use of financial services & the challenges financial services providers have to overcome to serve them.

June 8, 2017

Microinsurance: Select Topics

A series of one-pagers highlighting select topics from our comprehensive publication, “Health Microinsurance: An Inclusive Approach.”

April 28, 2017

[Contributor] Mainstreaming Gender and Targeting Women in Inclusive Insurance

The publication highlights how the insurance industry can play a major role in increasing financial protection for women—including those from low-income levels—through approaches that target their specific needs.

September 8, 2016

Women’s Financial Inclusion: A Driver for Global Growth

Women’s World Banking outlines specific recommendations for public and private sector players to address the challenges to women’s financial inclusion.

May 17, 2016

Co-Authored: Nigeria Confronts Financial Inclusion Gender Gap

A case study on the experience of Nigeria in implementing promising approaches to gender-focused financial inclusion policies.

May 17, 2016

Co-Authored: Tanzania Narrows the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap

A case study on the experience of Tanzania in implementing promising approaches to gender-focused financial inclusion policies.

November 16, 2015

Co-Authored: Digital Financial Solutions to Advance Women’s Economic Participation

Women’s World Banking, together with The World Bank, the UN-housed Better Than Cash Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation authored the report “Digital Financial Solutions to Advance Women’s Economic Participation” for the Turkish G20 Presidency.

September 22, 2015

Access to Finance of Women-Owned SMEs in Southeast Asia: An Assessment of Five Countries

Women’s World Banking conducted research to examine the profile of women-owned SMEs in five countries in Southeast Asia, surveyed the landscape of their access to finance and, based on these findings, give recommendations in order for stakeholders to create an enabling financing environment for women.

August 26, 2015

Digital Savings: The Key to Women’s Financial Inclusion?

This report outlines Women’s World Banking’s research into the landscape of digital savings for women and emerging best practice in the space.

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