Nigeria’s central bank implements financial inclusion strategy targeted at women

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has designed a framework to improve the level of financial inclusion for women, focusing on increasing the number of women who own bank accounts.

“Developing a women-specific strategy stems from the recognition that it is important to treat women as a critically important and distinct customer group, rather than as a subset of a broader group,” the central bank’s report says.

A recent survey found that while women’s exclusion from financial services has dropped, the

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