Vast amounts of research have been done on the subject of the economic contribution of women in societies across the developing world. It has become common and accepted knowledge that women play a key role in most economies, starting from their contribution to the household economy all the way up to their contribution as a demographic group to broader aggregated macro economy.
By Clive Mphambela
The drive for Financial Inclusiveness (FI) has taken centre stage in developing economies particularly in the last twenty years. The G20 Nations, as well international development institutions such as the World Bank, amongst many others, are assisting the process through their various arms and programs and have endorsed FI as a global development agenda. Many national governments have also adopted FI as a domestic policy objective.