FINANCIAL EDUCATION FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS

Author(s): 
Carmen Morcos and Jennefer Sebstad
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
Independent
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Jun, 2011

Assets provide a foundation of resources that girls can use throughout their lives to reduce vulnerabilities and protect against risks, while at the same time expanding opportunities and providing a strong foundation for longer-term independence, control and economic security. Adolescence is a prime time to engage girls in programs and activities in order to build their social, human, financial and physical assets.

A number of organizations' approaches to extending financial services are examined, with organizations ranging from intermediaries providing curricula and training of trainers to on-the-ground organizations directly delivering training to participants.

Topic: 
Financial Inclusion
Gender
Regions: 
Global
Tags: 
Adolescent Girls
Financial Literacy/Education
Economic Empowerment