WOMEN’S DIGITAL EMPOWERMENT
Last month, President Dr Arif Alvi’s heart was at the right place to say Women’s financial inclusion, digital empowerment was vital to improve economy while addressing the launching ceremony of State Bank’s policy on “Banking on Equality” to ensure women’s financial inclusion. No doubt, the inclusion of women in the financial mainstream as well as their digital empowerment will create economic stability besides many other imperceptible benefits to society. It is a fact that a financially independent woman cannot be exploited. The president highlighted the fact that the women’s financial inclusion would also significantly improve the country's GDP as women were more reliable handlers of the financial products as had also been experienced in Bangladesh as well as Pakistan. With the changing dynamics of the society marking minimizing needs of physical labor, the women can easily play their role in the society by using internet and other digital tools.