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AFI Emphasizes Gender in Financial Inclusion Data Working Group Meetings

Thursday 27th April 2017

AFI Tajikistan Financial InclusionThe Alliance for Financial Inclusion and the National Bank of Tajikistan co-hosted the 15th Financial Inclusion Data Working Group and 10th Financial Inclusion Strategy Peer Learning Group meetings this week in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The events kicked off with a joint meeting exploring Tajikistan’s journey toward full financial inclusion and a discussion of cross-cutting policy concerns. GBA member, IMON International’s CEO Gulbahor Makhkamova participated in the event and shared their experience in conducting financial literacy trainings across Tajikistan.

Following the joint session, members from 42 countries split into their working groups to discuss their individual strategies. The Financial Inclusion Data Working Group, in which GBA Vice President of Programs Rebecca Ruf participated, explored the implications of sex-disaggregated data on financial inclusion. In a session conducted by the GBA and McKinsey & Company, Data Working Group members shared their experiences as well as discussed potential solutions to challenges around the use of sex-disaggregated data to drive policy for women’s financial inclusion.

For the full agenda and more details, visit the AFI Events page.