Slideshow: 8 Facts about Financial Inclusion and Gender

Financial Inclusion

Slideshow: 8 Facts about Financial Inclusion and Gender

Giving women access can help empower them to rise out of poverty while building the local economy. Photo: S. Shakya for Mercy Corps.

Though the gender gap is alive and well among the world's poor, one interesting fact from this slideshow is that women are more involved than men in informal savings at a rate of 53 percent, compared to 43 percent of men.

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