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Financial Inclusion for Woman-Owned Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India

Report: Financial Inclusion for Woman-Owned Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises in India

With the growing recognition of women entrepreneurs’ contribution to economic growth, there is need to understand the state of their operations in India. This report, by the IFC, aims to assess the financing gap through a hybrid approach, including both secondary estimation and primary data collection, and identify the key characteristics of women-owned businesses (MSMEs), their need for financial and non-financial services, their uptake of financial products and the barriers to their access.

Read the report here.