Are the Effects of Mobile Money Regulation Gender Neutral?

Categories : Mobile money & mobile technology, Technology and Operational Enablers


Author: GSMA

According to the latest Global Findex data (2017), there are 1.7 billion ‘unbanked’ people in the world, the majority of whom are women. With 290 live deployments in 95 countries, mobile money has laid a firm footprint in many low- and middle-income countries and is an available option for many unbanked individuals to access financial services.

This policy note by GSMA discusses the main findings of new research on the relationship between mobile money regulation and usage.