UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

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Next Steps for Indonesia on Financial Inclusion

Less than two years after her last visit, the Special Advocate and her delegation traveled to Indonesia in February 2018 to see firsthand the country’s progress on financial inclusion and to offer support as it accelerates these efforts. She met with Pres…
Indonesia has reached a critical junction in its efforts to advance financial inclusion. Since the launch of its national financial inclusion strategy in 2016, the network of agen… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/next-steps-indonesia-financial-inclusion/

In India, Building on Progress and Providing a Model for Inclusion

To celebrate India's progress toward full financial inclusion and discuss ways to increase usage and close the remaining gender gap, the UNSGSA visited the country in May 2018. She met with leaders from the public, private, and development sectors, includ…
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Putting the New Global Findex into Context

Crowning the last three years of concerted efforts to expand financial inclusion, the 2017 Global Findex database reveals a significant global rise in access and use of financial services around the world.But there is still much work to be done, said the …
Remarkable progress, new trends, persistent challenges Crowning the last three years of concerted efforts to expand financial inclusion, the newly launched 2017 Global Findex d… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/putting-new-global-finex-context/

How Can Data Propel Financial Inclusion for Women?

The day after the launch of the Global Findex, which showed a persistent gender gap in access and use of financial services, the Special Advocate spoke about the urgent importance of expanding sex-disaggregated supply and demand-side financial inclusion d…
Photos "To solve women’s financial exclusion, our starting point should be data. We need demand-side insights into women customers complemented by supply-side insights into financi… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/how-can-data-propel-financial-inclusion-women/

Engendering a Community

The gender gap in financial inclusion has hardly shifted since 2011 and relatively little research has been aimed at narrowing the divide. The situation is starting to change, but knowledge and action remain separate. The Women’s Financial Inclusion Com…
The gender gap in financial inclusion has hardly shifted since 2011 and relatively little research has been aimed at narrowing the divide. The situation is starting to change, b… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/engendering-community/