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Financial inclusion : inequality of opportunity in Asia and the Pacific

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Asia and the Pacific
The seventh in the series of Inequality of Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific policy papers (following Education, Decent Work, Clean Energy, Child Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, and Women’s Sexual Reproductive Health), explores gaps between group in access to financial services as measured by ownership of a bank account. It sheds light on the layers of circumstances shared by the “furthest behind” groups and highlights the importance of reaching them as pledged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.