financial inclusion

Factories, Families and Finance: Closing the Economic Gender Gap

The new education initiative HERfinance targets female factory workers across global supply chains to increase financial inclusion In just three years, over 2,000 female factory workers in Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Pakistan and Vietnam were trained as peer health educators. In addition, health surveys were filled out by 7,000 of them.

A Win-Win for Women: New Calvert Foundation Impact Investment Initiative Gets $1 Million Citi Grant

A new impact investment initiative aims to create opportunities for underserved women around the world

Women's History Month may be over, but as the many events and panel discussions held at the United Nations on and around March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day showed, not only is there much work yet to be done, it's getting done.

Exclusive Q&A with Talya Bosch, Senior Director of Social Ventures, Western Union

"The question becomes choice. And giving people in every market as much choice as possible is powerful." -- Talya Bosch, Senior Director of Social Ventures, Western Union

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