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HERproject programs create positive impacts for workers, factories, and brands

HERproject: Empowered Women, Dignified Work, Better Business

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Since 2007 our programs have reached more than 500,000 low-income women

Since 2007 our programs have reached more than 500,000 low-income working women

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Our learnings and expertise help further the women’s empowerment debate

Our learnings and expertise help further the women’s empowerment debate

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We’re addressing the root causes of violence against women

We’re working with business to promote gender equality and tackle violence against women

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Our Mission

To unlock the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality


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50+

International Companies

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500,000

Women

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420

Factories and Farms



How We Work

BSR’s HERproject is a collaborative initiative that strives to empower low-income women working in global supply chains. Bringing together global brands, their suppliers, and local NGOs, HERproject drives impact for women and business via workplace-based interventions on health, financial inclusion, and gender equality.

HERhealth

HERhealth

HERhealth improves the health-related knowledge and behaviors and access to health services and products of low-income working women.

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HERfinance

HERfinance

HERfinance builds the financial capability of low-income employees by delivering financial education programs and connecting factory employees to appropriate financial services.

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HERrespect

HERrespect

HERrespect promotes positive gender relations in the workplace and family through skill-building, awareness-raising, and policy development.

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Impact Stories

Read the stories of women around the world who are improving their lives through HERproject.

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HERproject is Generously Supported by

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Walt Disney Company Takeda What Works UK Government GAIN C&A Foundation

HERproject Company Participants


HERproject Mission

To unlock the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality. Download an overview of HERproject. Download an overview of HERproject.

About BSR

BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.