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What
is the size of the financial gender gap in India?
What is the size of the financial gender gap in India?

Learn more about the reasons behind the financial gender gap between men and women in India and how providers can help close it.

October 5, 2016
One out of every four financially excluded women in the world lives in India. Even though the country has made great progress in helping women to access the financial services they need to improve their lives, there are still more than 280 million women—62 percent of India’s female population—who manage their daily finances outside of the formal financial system.
 
In this new infographic, Omidyar Network brings forward some interesting numbers that help to size the financial gender gap between men and women in India, along with insights from the recently released behavioral research from a “A Buck Short”, and product design recommendations for financial services providers looking to better serve this segment.
 
This infographic is available to download here.
 
 

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