Monash Gender Peace and Security on microfinance

A team at the Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre has examined microfinance in war-affected Sri Lanka and considered how, in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, microfinance should be delivered with careful planning, drawing on lessons from other crises.

They pose the question on how we can remake finance models for the poor so that financial inclusion is genuinely empowering, without deepening existing inequalities.