Gender Data in Financial Inclusion

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An important component of gender data is sex-disaggregated data and its support for women’s financial inclusion. With an estimated $1.7 trillion finance gap that exists for women owned MSMEs in emerging economies, the brief focuses on how gender data collection and analysis can narrow the gap and empower key stakeholders to realize their full potential in assisting women. The report explores who is excluded, which financial products are used and used by whom, the impacts of financial inclusion interventions on development, how women’s financial needs differ from men’s, and why products need to be accordingly adapted. 

To learn more about “Gender Data in Financial Inclusion”, produced by FinEQUITY and written by Diana Dezso, Stephanie Oula, Mayra Buvinic, Petronella Tizora, and Nandini Harihareswara, read more here >. 

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