7 July 2023

The Role Regulators Play in Closing the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: A Case Study of Pakistan

Since 2008, Pakistan has made significant strides in increasing women’s financial inclusion, but the fact remains that more than three out of five Pakistani women are still unbanked.

Pakistani women are not only severely disadvantaged in terms of education, economic opportunities, and entrepreneurship, but also restricted by the country’s conservative legal framework. These factors directly impact women’s access and use of financial services and will be essential to address to further close financial inclusion gender gaps.

Learn more about the current state of women’s financial inclusion in Pakistan.


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