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Event Date Tue Jul 5 EDT (in 8 days)
Location Webinar
Region All
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Women in developing economies are typically less likely than men to have a bank account. As an example, Pakistan’s national payments strategy has highlighted that, as of 2019, only 21.3 per cent of adults in the country have a transaction account and, of these, only seven per cent are held by women. The World Bank and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) network and New York City-headquartered NGO Women’s World Banking, published a report in 2020 – ‘Digital Cash Transfers in the Time of Covid-19: Opportunities and Considerations for Women’s Inclusion and Empowerment’ – setting out considerations for policymakers. How can fintech solutions help?

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2022 Speakers

CHAIR:

Siobhan Benita
Former UK Senior Civil Servant, Event moderator and facilitator, specialising in all things public sector and civil service related