Closing the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap During the Crisis and Afterwards
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt families and economies around the world. The enduring impact on the financial inclusion of women is clear.
Unless urgently addressed, the setbacks are bound to accumulate and form a drag on growth instead of elevating the multi-trillion-dollar opportunities for women’s economic inclusion in developing countries.
This report explores how some financial institutions and central banks have managed to protect and promote women’s financial inclusion and effectively apply it as part of a crisis response toolbox against the backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic.