The latest data from the 2021 Global Findex database indicate that, between 2017 and 2021, Bangladesh's financial gender gap decreased from 29 percent to 20 percent—an important transformation for development1. However, many women remain excluded from the formal financial system. In addition, reports also found that Bangladesh has significant gender gaps in the usage of digital payments at 15%2. 27% of deposits come from women, but women only receive 1.8% of the credit. Furthermore, there is a 13% gender gap in phone ownership, 14% in mobile financial service (MFS) account ownership, and 44.8% in labor participation3. Multiple research studies4 identified the following barriers associated with access and usage of financial services among women: