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Taking Control - Financial Literacy for Women

Financial literacy is the ability to understand and manage your money effectively. While crucial for everyone, it's particularly important for women who often face a financial knowledge gap compared to men. This gap can leave them vulnerable to exploitation, limit their economic opportunities, and hinder their ability to achieve their financial goals. However, by taking control of their finances and building financial literacy, women can navigate the complexities of money management with confidence and pave the way for a secure future. The Gender Gap and its Consequences Several factors contribute to the gender gap in financial literacy: Socialization and Gender Roles: Traditionally, financial decision-making has been seen as a male domain. Women may not have received the same education or encouragement to manage their finances independently. Life Transitions and Career Gaps: Women are more likely to take career breaks due to childcare responsibilities, impacting their earning