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There a lack of female home ownership in Latin America – here’s how can we change this

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Gender disparities are limiting women’s financial capacity and business growth opportunities. Image: REUTERS/Saul Martinez

Georgina Baker
Vicepresidente, IFC para Latinoamérica
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