AfDB calls for increased access to finance for women


The African Development Bank(AfDB) has called for increased access to finance for African women.

The president of AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, said this during the inaugural session of the Global Gender Summit going on Rwanda.

The African Development Bank and the government of Rwanda hosted the Global Gender Summit from 25 to 27 November in Kigali.

The summit is being organised by the Multilateral Development Banks’ (MDBs) Working Group on gender, for the first time in Africa, with the theme “Unpacking constraints to gender equality”.

In a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday evening, the AfDB president said the financial sector is saddled with the responsibilities to support Africa women by enhancing access to financial opportunity.

“From now on, we shall be grading every…



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