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23.01.2023 | Manoj Pandey, Teresa Pelanda | A2ii, Climate and disaster risk, Financial Inclusion, Gender, iii-lab, Innovation

Innovating for financial inclusion - the role of insurance supervisors

To be able to provide well-designed insurance solutions that address the needs of the low-income and excluded customers in a manner that is customer friendly but also economically sustainable, calls for innovation - i.e. to do new things or to do things differently.
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16.11.2022 | A2ii Editorial Team, Rachelle Jung | Covid-19, Data, Gender, SDG 5: Gender Equality, SDGs

The current status of women’s access to insurance - an interview

Katherine Miles and Manoj Pandey are the authors of the recent A2ii report 'The Role of Insurance Supervisors in Boosting Women’s Access to Insurance'. The report outlines the potential of women’s insurance and the regulatory and supervisory approaches that have the potential to facilitate women's access to inclusive insurance, improving financial resilience and advancing the cause of gender equality. 
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08.03.2022 | A2ii Editorial Team, Manoj Pandey | A2ii, Gender, Mauritius, SDG 5: Gender Equality, SDGs

Mainstreaming gender in inclusive insurance – the time is now!

On this International Women's Day, you would likely have read or heard it said that women represent the majority of uninsured in the world. This is widely accepted and is most likely the truth too. Though why do we say it's most likely the truth? We say so because we don’t have the data. We don't have any comprehensive data set on women's access to insurance, both on demand or the supply.
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29.04.2020 | A2ii Editorial Team | Belize, Caribbean, Covid-19, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Inclusive Insurance, Microinsurance

Perspectives on financial inclusion from Belize: An Interview with Alma D. Gomez, Supervisor of Insurance and Pensions at the OSIPP

In 2019, two supervisors from Belize were among those chosen by the A2ii to receive a scholarship to attend the program: Alma D. Gomez (senior official) and Alicia Leslie (a high-potential woman leader). The following is an interview with Ms Gomez, who is the Supervisor of Insurance and Pensions at the Office of the Supervisor of Insurance & Private Pensions (OSIPP) of Belize.
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