Increasing Women's Financial Autonomy and Empowerment: Learnings from the Digital Subwallets Program - CARE

Increasing Women’s Financial Autonomy and Empowerment: Learnings from the Digital Subwallets Program

Providing opportunities for women to increase their financial control supports their empowerment, as well as creates chances to improve development outcomes for their families. Women’s increased financial autonomy also reduces the mental and emotional stress that results from unequal financial conditions. The Digital Sub-Wallets project included two main objectives: • Increase women’s autonomy through more private control over money; and, • Improve cooperation by enhancing communication and relationships within the household.

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