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A framework for mobile operators to close the gender gap

September 13, 2017 | Connected Women | Global | Dominica Lindsey

What should mobile operators do to close the mobile gender gap? We have developed a framework to help operators take action on this important issue. This is based on our experience working ...
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Closing the gender gap in mobile money: A regulatory and policy outlook

August 24, 2017 | Connected Women | Mobile Money | Global | Claire Scharwatt

Mobile money is a key tool for women empowerment and can contribute to reducing the financial inclusion gender gap. As such, bridging the gender gap in mobile money1 is a priority and will ...
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Digital and financial inclusion for women: Key themes at Mobile 360 – Africa 2017

August 7, 2017 | Connected Women | Sub-Saharan Africa | Cote d'Ivoire | Global | Kenya | Mali | Tanzania | Amber Wilson

The 2017 Mobile 360 – Africa event took place from 11 – 13 July at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Accelerating digital and financial ...
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Tigo Rwanda: Empowering women agents

July 29, 2017 | Connected Women | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Rwanda | Adrine Muhura

Tigo Rwanda committed to reduce the gender gap in their mobile money customer base by 2020 when they signed up to the GSMA Connected Women Commitment initiative. This blog looks at the Tigo ...
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Reflections on Mobile World Congress 2017 – a growing focus on gender equality

May 5, 2017 | Connected Women | Claire Lynch

I first attended Mobile World Congress in 2008 and on returning nearly 10 years later, I noted not only a shift in location, but also a change in tone and focus. It seemed that the issue of ...
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Webinar: Using your data to drive growth in mobile money services

May 3, 2017 | Connected Women | Global | Oliver Rowntree

The Connected Women team recently hosted a webinar on why and how operators and other mobile financial service (MFS) providers should analyse mobile money transactional data with a gender ...
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