Gender Agenda: Our collaboration with Regions and the IFC Women’s Insurance Program

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Women in developing countries are particularly vulnerable to climate, financial and health risks due to environmental, political and social factors. As a result, the insurance industry has long seen women as a high-risk consumer segment and overlooked this market that has a significant potential for economic and social development. Based on lessons learned and progress achieved with implementation partners over the past 10 years, the GIIF program acknowledges that by empowering women with insurance protection, both economic growth and long-term shared prosperity are attainable and sustainable, since women are likely to reinvest their income in the education, health and wellbeing of their family and community. Click the document to read the full blog.