The GESI practice at MSC provides gender-centric solutions to practitioners and policymakers. The team focuses on the two distinct but interconnected aspects—women’s financial inclusion and economic empowerment.
Our vision is to move the needle on gender equality in the medium to long term by enhancing women’s agency. We work to improve women’s social security, financial health, economic participation and representation.
Over 22 years, we have developed niche expertise in equity-centered research and analysis, managing and evaluating gender-mainstreaming initiatives, capacity-building and training, and program design for gender equality.
Our clients include include government agencies, philanthropic organizations, thought leaders, financial service providers, NGOs, pioneering leaders, community members, and subject matter experts across Africa and Asia.
For our research on the impact of COVID-19, see how COVID-19 recovery is likely to fail women—digital financial services can help, if designed well, and what does it take to nudge LMI to adopt DFS. Also, see the design to realize gender equality, women’s financial inclusion: what are the missing pieces of the puzzle?, improving the financial health and business prospects of women entrepreneurs, and reimagining the way we examine women-run businesses.
Please see our factsheets to understand how Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Senegal, Kenya, and Uganda perform across gender-specific indicators. You can view a comparison of the status across these countries here.
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