Recent data shows the significant improvement in financial inclusion across the world, with an increase in global account ownership at 76%.
INSIGHTS: Addressing gender norms to improve African women’s ability to access, use, and benefit from digital financial services.
The expansion of digital financial services led by the significant growth of mobile money has been key to increasing financial inclusion.
INSIGHTS: Promoting gender-sensitive digital financial services, policies and regulations across ECOWAS
INSIGHTS: Enhancing women's access to financial services in northern Nigeria through female mobile money agent networks
“Women will benefit from being able to carry out transactions on their phone, especially in this part of the country where the man is usually in control of everything including the household expenses.
INSIGHTS: Empowerment of women smallholder farmers through digital microinsurance
“Agriculture is more likely than other sectors to offer multiple opportunities for women's empowerment.
INSIGHTS: Accelerating access to finance for women businesses (WSMEs): leveraging data and technology
Despite forming the largest percentage of women entrepreneurs in the world, women small and medium enterprises (WSMEs) in Africa face an estimated USD 42 billion financing gap across business value