Can microcredit increase the impacts of programmes designed to promote the social and economic empowerment of adolescent girls? What kind of financial services and products do women demand? Is traditional microfinance servicing needs which could be better met by savings products? In what ways are practitioners expanding financial access to rural communities underserved even by microfinance? Several iiG projects study how to answer these and other questions on a range of issues surrounding the links between financial inclusion, female empowerment and growth.
Anon. Women’s financial inclusion as an engine of growth. CSAE Economics Department, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (2015) 8 pp. [iiG Policy Lesson 06]
Women’s financial inclusion as an engine of growth