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Dec 18, 2019

Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, only 36 percent of women have a formal bank account compared to 65 percent of men (WB Findex, 2017). Mobile financial services have great promise to address this gap, especially because they can reach ...

Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, public works programs provide the important safety net of temporary jobs for vulnerable households. However, mothers who want to participate in these programs have often been forced to choose between ...

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Nepal

Roughly one-in-three married women in Nepal have been subjected to physical, sexual, or emotional violence by a spouse, according to the Nepal Demographic Health Survey 2016 – but two-thirds have never told anyone or ...

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Uganda

A lack of marketable skills stops young people from getting jobs in many developing countries. Young women are especially disadvantaged because girls have lower secondary school completion rates than boys and socio-...

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Infographic shows results from evidence provided by the UFGE