InBrief: Gender Data That Matters
InBrief: Gender Data That Matters
This brief, a collaboration between Mastercard Data & Services and the Financial Alliance for Women, provides an overview of the gender lens framework developed for analysis of WSMEs’ financial behavior. It also offers a real-world example:...
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Support for female entrepreneurs: Survey evidence for why it makes sense
Support for female entrepreneurs: Survey evidence for why it makes sense
This report from European Investment Bank (EIB) combines data from three surveys to give a holistic view of the state of female entrepreneurship in the EU and shed light on structural issues hampering women-owned and led-businesses, as well as opportunities...
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Tyme Group: Closing the Banking Gap With Gender-Intelligent Digital Services
Tyme Group: Closing the Banking Gap With Gender-Intelligent Digital Services
Tyme is a digital banking group focused on bridging the financial inclusion gap in emerging markets. The group acquired over 2.3 million customers in its first 18 months after launching TymeBank in South Africa in February 2019. Today, more than half...
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Alliance Hack 2022 Flier
Alliance Hack 2022 Flier
Women represent the world’s largest and fastest-growing market—and one that has been largely overlooked by the incumbent and fintech sectors alike. As our research in 2020 and 2021 has demonstrated, fintechs are well-positioned to tap into the vast,...
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Women and Online Learning in Emerging Markets
Women and Online Learning in Emerging Markets
This report from IFC, developed in partnership with Coursera and the European Commission, shows how online platforms can support women in accessing job relevant courses and credentials to advance their employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. ...
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Gender Data for Financial Inclusion: A Synthesis Brief of Diagnostics in Six Countries
Gender Data for Financial Inclusion: A Synthesis Brief of Diagnostics in Six Countries
In 2020, the Women’s Financial inclusion Data (WFID) partnership launched a three-year gender data project in six countries (Bangladesh, Honduras, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey) to understand the state of women’s financial inclusion (WFI)...
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NFS Working Group 3: Training & Capacity-Building
NFS Working Group 3: Training & Capacity-Building
Session 3 of our NFS Working Group focused on training and capacity building for women consumers and WSMEs, with guest expert Rebecca Harrison from the African Management Institute. ...
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Measuring the Value of the Female Economy: 2021 Edition
Measuring the Value of the Female Economy: 2021 Edition
Measuring the Value of the Female Economy: 2021 Edition The fifth edition of the Alliance’s Female Economy Analytics report – the only collection of global financial data measuring the performance of institutions serving the women’s market. ...
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Ask the Expert: Addressing Gender Norms to Increase Financial Inclusion
Ask the Expert: Addressing Gender Norms to Increase Financial Inclusion
In this Ask the Expert session we highlight the importance of addressing harmful gendered social norms (gender norms) that limit the effectiveness and impact of financial inclusion interventions. What are gender norms and how do they influence women's...
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Women Peace and Security Index 2021/22
Women Peace and Security Index 2021/22
The index captures and quantifies the three dimensions of women’s inclusion (economic, social, political), justice (formal laws and informal discrimination), and security (at the individual, community, and societal levels) at the global level. ...
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How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy
How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy
How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy This report  quantifies the opportunity cost of not taking a gender-intelligent approach and lays out a map that fintechs can use to improve conversion rates of women through each stage of the funnel, equipping...
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