Improving the Quality of Life for Artisans from Rural Communities through Empowerment of Women

ideas4action@wharton.upenn.edu IdeaHub, Latin America, Women, Children & Education

During the period from 2012 to 2014, the number of poor increased in Mexico in the from 53.3 to 55.3 million, which represents an increase from 45.5 to 46.2 percent of the country’s population, according to the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL 2014). CONVEAL indicates many reasons that the number of people falling into poverty has …

HerLife: A Term Life Insurance Product for Working Mothers in China

ideas4action@wharton.upenn.edu Children, IdeaHub, Infrastructure & Economic Development, South-East Asia, Women, Women, Children & Education

The life insurance market for women is large, growing, and underdeveloped. This is particularly true for Chinese working mothers (CWMs) who have a need to protect their children from unanticipated financial risks and enhance their ability to pay for long-term insurance products. The life insurance market growth for CWMs is accelerated relative to other markets: the estimated opportunity is $10.2 …