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From Paisas to Prosperity: Savings as an Asset-Building Tool for Women from Low-Income Households

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In the following sections of this blog, we discuss the unique and complex financial lives of these households to set the context for product and process designs, delve into what a savings product for not just women but Low-Income Households (LIHs) in general could look like, and highlight some of the insights from various kinds of financial service providers on the challenges and opportunities in operationalising such a savings product for this segment. 

Recoding Women’s Financial Inclusion

Recoding Women’s Financial Inclusion

Advancing women’s financial inclusion is a key policy objective for both advanced and emerging economies. Providing access to formal finance is seen as an important lever in helping poor women seize economic opportunities and build a resilient future for themselves and their families.

Making digital finance work for women

Digital formal finance can potentially reduce the physical and social distance b ..

Read more at:
https://bfsi.economictimes.indiatimes.com/blog/making-digital-finance-work-for-women/90052605

Women’s Access and Use of Mobile Phones

This paper provides an analytical review of extant literature on how low-income women in India and in other countries in the Global South access and use mobile phones