Assets

Women often trail behind men in account and land ownership. Ensuring women have identity cards allows them the opportunity to access services and finance. Ownership of a financial account and land help women escape poverty and protect them from economic shocks.

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Account ownership at a financial institution or with a mobile-money-service provider by sex and income group
% of population ages 15+

Saved any money in the past year by sex and income group
% of population ages 15+

Men and women who own a house or land by sex
Latin America & Caribbean
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
Europe & Central Asia
Middle East & North Africa
East Asia & Pacific
North America
The law grants spouses equal administrative authority over assets during marriage
Sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parents

Equal administrative authority over assets
 
Yes
 
No
Sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets
 
Yes
 
No

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