Closing the gender finance gap: Three steps firms can take

Despite eye-opening market potential — women control a total of $20 trillion in consumer spending —  they have somehow escaped the notice of the private sector as an engine for economic growth.  Women are 20 percent less likely than men to have an account at a formal financial institution. Yet a bank account is the first step toward financial inclusion.

\r\nSource: Closing the gender finance gap: Three steps firms can take | Private Sector Development