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Innovative Financial Products and Services for Women in Asia and the Pacific

This paper from Asian Development Bank examines digital financial services and products—powered by financial technology—as well as low technology solutions that can boost digital financial inclusion for women in remote and rural areas.

New and innovative digital approaches that facilitate access to finance can effectively support the socioeconomic empowerment of women in Asia and the Pacific. The paper outlines the significance of financial technology in overcoming limitations to accessing digital products and services, such as connectivity and literacy issues. It provides recommendations on actions that stakeholders can take to overcome the barriers and promote digital financial inclusion.

Sarah Corley
Sarah is Deputy Director at DFI and is responsible for developing the DFS profession and providing opportunities for capacity building outside of our online course provision. She has over 20 years of experience within the learning and capacity development within the development and health sector, and is passionate about being a catalyst for change.

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