Mobile money is driving overall progress in financial inclusion in Côte d’Ivoire, but it’s also highlighting a digital divide that could leave excluded segments behind if not dealt with through smart policy.
Despite global progress toward universal access to financial services, the gender gap remains at 9 percentage points in developing countries. Here's a look at what the 2017 Global Findex tells us about women's access to financial services.
The Global Findex is the world's most comprehensive data set on financial inclusion. Launched with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and published every three years, it consists of nationally representative surveys of roughly 150,000