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| 2022 October 20

Advancing Digital Financial Inclusion for Garment Workers in Vietnam

Advancing Digital Financial Inclusion for Garment Workers in Vietnam

This impact report shares the benefits for garment sector workers and businesses following participation in HERfinance in Vietnam, developed with support from The Walt Disney Company.

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| 2022 October 13

 Responsible Digital Wages: An Industry Stakeholder Approach to Supporting Female Workers to Access, Use and Benefit from Payroll Accounts

Responsible Digital Wages: An Industry Stakeholder Approach to Supporting Female Workers to Access, Use and Benefit from Payroll Accounts

This report describes HERproject’s industry stakeholder approach to expand support for workers to use and benefit from their payroll accounts, including advice for stakeholders to integrate a gendered approach to digital wages training into existing training programs.

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| 2022 August 25

The Potential Gains of Digitizing Garment Sector Wages in Cambodia

The Potential Gains of Digitizing Garment Sector Wages in Cambodia

This report by HERproject, IFC, under the IFC/ILO Better work shares research into the market potential for wage digitization in Cambodia and recommendations to expand this further.

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| 2022 July 22

Global Findex 2021: How Digital Wages Empower Bangladeshi Women

Global Findex 2021: How Digital Wages Empower Bangladeshi Women

Snigdha Ali, Program Officer, Financial Services for the Poor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Global Findex 2021 report shows, surprisingly, that financial inclusion increased all over the world last year despite COVID-19. Bangladesh’s work to increase the use of digital wages during the pandemic illustrates how some policy responses enhanced this inclusion and led to enormous dividends for women.

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| 2022 May 5

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

Sarah Cornelles, Associate, BSR

Laura Macias, Manager | France

HERessentials, a tablet-based learning app for workers and managers, started as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, but it has the potential to build digital capabilities for all workers. We share three key recommendations for businesses considering how to set up digital training in supply chains.

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News | 2021 December 13

Big potential for digitizing wage payments in Cambodia’s garment factories

Big potential for digitizing wage payments in Cambodia’s garment factories

Digitizing wages in Cambodia’s garment sector has the potential to drive efficiency in the supply chain, while bringing large numbers of unbanked workers, especially women, into the formal financial system. This blog details research by HERproject and IFC, under the ILO/IFC Better Work partnership, in close collaboration with Better Factories Cambodia and Microfinance Opportunities.

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Report | 2021 November 30

Wage Digitization in Egypt’s Garment Sector: Impact for Business, and for Female and Male Workers at Lotus Garments Group

Wage Digitization in Egypt’s Garment Sector: Impact for Business, and for Female and Male Workers at Lotus Garments Group

Amany Shalaby, Center for Development Services | Egypt

Laura Macias, Manager | France; Ella Moffat, Manager | France

This report shares the benefits of wage digitization for business and workers, especially women, following participation in HERfinance in Egypt.

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Report | 2021 October 26

Within Reach How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

Within Reach How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

Alice Allan, Consultant

Ella Moffat, Manager | France; Smita Nimilita, HERproject Country Representative | Bangladesh; Justin Hui, Associate | Hong Kong

This report details HERproject's progress towards wage digitization, three plausible alternative futures to what wage digitization may look like in 10 years, and recommendations for action to strengthening digital payment systems that empowers workers.

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Report | 2021 October 26

Advancing Digital Financial Inclusion for Garment Workers in India Impact for Women and Business

Advancing Digital Financial Inclusion for Garment Workers in India Impact for Women and Business

Ella Moffat, Manager | France

This report shares the benefits for garment sector workers and business following participation in HERfinance in India.

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Report | 2021 October 26

Gender-Responsive Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector a Practical Guide

Gender-Responsive Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector a Practical Guide

Smita Nimilita, HERproject Country Representative | Bangladesh; Isadora Loreto, Manager, HERproject | France; Ella Moffat, Manager | France

This guide offers practical advice on developing and delivering wage digitization programs that can lead to women's economic empowerment.

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