In celebration of Internal Women’s day, the Central Bank of Nigeria promised to improve women’s access to formal financial services especially credit through various intervention programmes.
This statement caught my attention because 21.4 million females, that is 42.7 percent of the total female population in Nigeria are financially excluded. While many women in Nigeria require access to credit, I’m more concerned with the financial exclusion of women farmers in Nigeria.
In this piece for African Feminism, I write about the financial exclusion of women in Nigeria. Read the full article here.