Women's Financial Inclusion

Women's Financial Inclusion

Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-8979-6.ch013
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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine women financial inclusion. Some barriers to women financial inclusion were highlighted. Some strategies to increase women financial inclusion were also identified such as providing greater financial education for women, greater access to formal credit for women-owned businesses, microfinance designed for women, government loan schemes for women, adequate legal identification for women, affordable mobile phones for women, and laws that criminalize gender discrimination against women.
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2. Barriers To Women Financial Inclusion

Below are some barriers that hinder women financial inclusion. Some of these barriers are also faced by men but women are disproportionately affected by them because of their gender. They include:

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