Women and Finance: Unlocking New Sources of Economic Growth

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In a blog posted on the World Bank Group's Voices, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Senior Director in the Finance & Markets Global Practices, wrote that "strengthening women’s role in finance is one of the keys to boosting economic growth." 1.1 billion women worldwide (about 42% of the global female population) remain unbanked or have little access to finance, and this fact poses economic and developmental challenges. 

Click here to read the blog and more about the new World Bank Group's Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi).