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Spousal Violence Causing Significant Rise in Depression amongst Female Garment Workers in Bangladesh

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is high in Bangladesh (27% during the last 12 months), new study reveals even higher rates, almost double, amongst female garment workers (53%) and of those 40% are reporting symptoms of depression. The UK aid-funded study released today by the icddr,b and BSR’s HERproject reveal business can play a leading role in preventing and addressing IPV, by leveraging the workplace as platforms of positive social change.

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Posted Jan 15, 2018


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Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business, ;

Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Business has a key role to play in addressing the systemic issue of violence against women in and beyond the workplace. Here are some examples of how to lead.

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Posted Nov 25, 2017


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Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17, ;

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

In a keynote address at the BSR Conference 2017, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards highlighted the role of business in advancing women's empowerment and access to women's healthcare.

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Posted Nov 8, 2017


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Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment, ;

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

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Posted Oct 12, 2017


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Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

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Posted Aug 9, 2017


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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.