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Report | 2018 December 10

Financial Inclusion for Workers: Including a Gender Lens

Financial Inclusion for Workers: Including a Gender Lens

Lauren Shields, Manager | Paris; Lucia Flores, Associate, HERproject | Paris; Margaux Yost, Manager | Paris

HERproject and IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, are pleased to release a new brief on the importance of integrating a gender lens into financial inclusion programs.

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Blog | 2018 December 5

Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris; Lauren Shields, Manager | Paris

Leading global brands and their suppliers are putting their weight behind efforts to address violence against women through workplace-based interventions.

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Report | 2018 November 28

HERrespect: How Business Can Make a Difference on Violence against Women and Girls

HERrespect: How Business Can Make a Difference on Violence against Women and Girls

Lauren Shields, Manager | Paris; Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

Violence against women (VAW) is a human rights violation and a barrier to achieving inclusive growth and sustainable business. An estimated 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner rape at some point in their lives. Unacceptable rates of violence and harassment extend well beyond the home into the world of work, as clearly demonstrated by the #MeToo movement.

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Blog | 2018 September 12

Three Tips for Partnerships to Advance Workplace Health

Three Tips for Partnerships to Advance Workplace Health

Marat Yu, Manager, HERproject

David Wofford, Vice President for Public-Private Partnerships, Meridian Group International, Inc.

BSR partnered through HERproject with Evidence Project, Meridian Group International, Inc., and Bayer Pharmaceuticals to create printable health education materials for the workplace covering issues like voluntary family planning and menstrual hygiene.

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Blog | 2018 July 16

Join Us to Empower 1.6 Million Women Workers through HERproject by 2022

Join Us to Empower 1.6 Million Women Workers through HERproject by 2022

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

We are proud to launch a new strategy for HERproject to double our impact and improve the well-being, confidence, and economic potential of women working in global supply chains.

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Report | 2018 July 10

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

This report examines the opportunity to expand financial inclusion for women in India’s garment sector by increasing women’s access to and use of mobile financial products and services.

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Blog | 2018 June 15

The Digital Payments Opportunity: A Conversation

The Digital Payments Opportunity: A Conversation

Chhavi Ghuliani, Associate Director | New York

A discussion with UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance's Private Sector Digital Innovation Lead Marjolaine Chaintreau and BSR's HERproject Associate Director Chhavi Ghuliani on digital wages.

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News | 2018 June 12

Women and Children First: How Brands Are Innovating to Help China’s Female Workers

Read HERproject's contribution to Ethical Corporation's assessment of worker well-being in Chinese manufacturing.

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Blog | 2018 May 29

How Health Training Changed Social Norms in Himalayan Villages

How Health Training Changed Social Norms in Himalayan Villages

Lisa Staxäng, Associate, HERproject | Paris

Here, we take a look into how a HERproject training program on menstrual hygiene has changed the lives of women in Himalayan villages in India.

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Blog | 2018 May 17

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

Filippo Sebastio, Former Associate | Hong Kong; Lucia Flores, Associate, HERproject | Paris

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

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