Inclusion for all research identifies groups most vulnerable to identity exclusion

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The Inclusion for All initiative

The Inclusion for All initiative, an advocacy programme that seeks to remove the barriers that prevent the financial and economic inclusion of Nigeria’s poorest and most vulnerable communities, has released  its most recent research findings through an open-source data visualisation platform.

The Inclusion for All platform allows interested stakeholders to navigate rich data-sets on inclusion that help the user understand the issues and challenges for themselves. The findings and platform were launched at a roundtable event on November 23, 2021.

Inclusion for All research has previously demonstrated that the poorer you are, the less likely you are to have ID, click here to see the data behind this.

The latest research sought to identify the specific communities and groups that are most likely to be excluded from Nigeria’s identity system, by analysing data from the 2020 Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access, Access to Finance Survey. Some of the key findings are summarised below, and a wider selection of insights can be found by visiting the Inclusion for all website.

“Women in general, dependents, female traders and female agricultural workers are most likely to be excluded from Nigeria’s identity system. Specific interventions are required to ensure that these vulnerable communities are not left behind”

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