Women Empowerment in Bangladesh through Microfinance

Md Sharif Hossain


Microfinance has long been associated with generating empowerment of women. Over 90percent of their clients in Bangladesh are women. Women’s empowerment is a dynamic process that has been quantified, measured, and described in a variety of ways. The paper shows different kind of development activities of MFIs for women to develop them. The paper uses some proxy indicators to show the women empowerment through microfinance. The paper discusses the status of the women borrowers, the loan disbursement on women by the MFIs and their status of recovery in rural and urban areas specifically.

Keywords: MFIs, borrower, loan disbursement, loan recovery, women

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