In 2019, the UK government and private sector leads created a voluntary pledge that commits FSPs to provide data on financing for WSMEs. The Code has been signed by more than 100 banks and investors across the UK. This case study codifies the process behind the Code and shares key lessons learned for other countries to develop similar models.
Data-Driven Path to Women’s Financial Inclusion shares insights from data scientists, data aggregators, financial services providers, investors and Women’s Financial Inclusion Data Partnership (WFID) members on the new frontiers of gender data in becoming the financial institution of the future.
Data Driving Action for Women Dialogue Series: THE POWER OF GENDER DATA: GENDER-INCLUSIVE DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES
This report provides a readout of the third and final roundtable discussion convened by the Women’s Financial Inclusion Data (WFID) partnership, which includes the Financial Alliance for Women. This discussion convened senior representatives from global financial institutions, FinTechs, researchers and other key stakeholders for a discussion on how gender data can help the industry create a gender-intelligent and inclusive business model.
Data Driving Action for Women Dialogue Series: SOLUTIONS TO ADVANCE GENDER DATA
This report provides a readout of the second roundtable discussion convened by the Women’s Financial Inclusion Data (WFID) partnership, which includes the Financial Alliance for Women. This discussion convened senior representatives from global financial institutions for a dialogue on a central question: how can institutions address gender data challenges, and design solutions to better reach women?
Data Driving Action for Women Dialogue Series: THE BUSINESS CASE
This report provides a readout of a roundtable discussion convened by Women’s Financial Inclusion Data partners which convened senior representatives from global financial institutions for a dialogue on a central question: how can financial institutions best serve women clients, and how can data guide these efforts?
Global Microscope 2019: The enabling environment for financial inclusion
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Microscope assesses the enabling environment for financial inclusion across 5 categories and 55 countries. In this 2019 edition, the EIU examines how countries are promoting financial inclusion for both women and men, with 11 new gender-focused indicators added to the framework.
IMF Financial Access Survey 2018
The 9th Annual IMF Financial Access Survey covers 189 countries spanning more than 10 years. This Trends and Development report highlights some of the key takeaways from the data, including progress on women’s financial inclusion.
Leveraging Sex-Disaggregated Data to Accelerate Progress Towards Women’s Financial Inclusion
Women are still disproportionately excluded from the formal financial system and make up more than half of the world’s unbanked population. According to the 2014 Global Findex, 58 percent of women had an account compared to 65 percent of men. This gender gap has persisted at 9 percent for developing economies, despite progress to advance financial inclusion. This Guideline Note from AFI explores.
Sex-Disaggregated Data Toolkit
This AFI Financial Inclusion Data Working Group Guideline Note outlines steps to using supply and demand side sex-disaggregated data to close the financial inclusion gender gap based on the experience of AFI member institutions in a range of countries, including: Bangladesh, Burundi, Costa Rica, Chile, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Haiti, Malaysia, Morocco, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.