Neat article. I find the finance aspect quite fascinating. It would be interesting to see the impact of providing easy & cheap credit to women willing to start businesses. Some people are already doing it in India – http://www.oikocredit.coop/what-we-do/partners/partner-detail/18642/arohan-financial-services-pvt-ltd. The GS report does seem to be quite insightful of the actual issues involved and how to tackle them.