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How microfinance reduces gender inequality

An increase in the proportion of women accessing microfinance services by just 15% could potentially reduce gender inequality, as measured by the Gender Inequality Index, by half in the average developing nation. The finding comes from a recent study published in Applied Economics Letters, which also found that cultural characteristics can influence this relationship. Gender equality […]

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