Women’s financial inclusion in response to the COVID-19

Women’s financial inclusion in response to the COVID-19

Abstract

The COVID-19 crisis has generated disruptions in economic and social dynamics, exacerbating the gaps that had existed long before the outbreak of the pandemic. It also poses a challenge in terms of the bancarization of women during and after the pandemic, especially low-income women.

The risks for women microentrepreneurs, the business segment in which they have the greatest participation, as well as the informal sector, are high since they have been affected by social confinement measures in terms of income generation.

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COVID-19 Financial inclusion Women

Authors

Diana Mejía

Senior Specialist, Public Policy and Competitiveness, CAF

Karina Azar

Additional Information

Date published

19/05/2020

Document Type

Research

Geographies

Latinamerica

Target

General

Pages

1

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