Between the Lines
The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion - Serena Natile
One of the most-discussed digital financial inclusion projects, M-Pesa facilitates the transfer of money and access to formal financial services via the mobile phone infrastructure and has grown at a phenomenal rate since its launch in 2007.
In this episode of Between the Lines. Serena Natile discusses her book, The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion, which critiques mobile money as part of a historical succession of finance solutions and puts forward a strategy for gender equality, arguing for a politics of redistribution to guide future digital financial inclusion projects.
Interviewing Serena is IDS Digital and Technology researcher. Tony Roberts
Serena Natile is a Lecturer in Socio-Legal Studies at Brunel Law School, Brunel University London