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Blog | 2020 June 16

Rapid Wage Digitization in Bangladesh: Implications for Women in the Era of COVID-19

Rapid Wage Digitization in Bangladesh: Implications for Women in the Era of COVID-19

Isadora Loreto, Associate | Barcelona; Smita Nimilita, Bangladesh Country Representative | Dhaka; Jessica Witten, Associate | Paris

With reference to Bangladesh’s rapid digitization program in response to COVID-19, this blog highlights how the large-scale digitization of wages can benefit women, as well as the barriers and challenges that needs to be addressed to deliver the full benefit of wage digitization.

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Report | 2020 June 16

HERfinance Wage Digitization in Bangladesh: Applying a Gender Lens

HERfinance Wage Digitization in Bangladesh: Applying a Gender Lens

Isadora Loreto, Associate | Barcelona; Smita Nimilita, Bangladesh Country Representative | Dhaka; Jessica Witten, Associate | Paris

This brief explains wage digitization and its potential to contribute to women’s empowerment, presents learnings from HERfinance Digital Wages Program, and provides recommendations for employers and practitioners to ensure wage digitization is gender responsive and that women fully benefit from the transition.

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Blog | 2020 May 28

Menstrual Hygiene Management: Not Just a Woman’s Business

Menstrual Hygiene Management: Not Just a Woman’s Business

Margaux Yost, Former Manager | France

This Menstrual Hygiene Day, HERproject is sharing insights and findings from HERproject programming in Ethiopia and India on the needs that women workers face and emerging good practice on how to support menstrual health in the supply chain.

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Blog | 2020 April 20

Women in Supply Chains: On the Frontlines of COVID-19’s Impact

Women in Supply Chains: On the Frontlines of COVID-19’s Impact

Margaux Yost, Former Manager | France; Ella Moffat, Manager | France

The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly transformed from a global health crisis into a financial crisis, particularly for low-income female workers in global supply chains. However, companies can effectively deploy preventative measures to support workers and workplaces to protect their health and strengthen their financial resilience.

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Report | 2020 March 11

Digital Wages: Positive Impact for Women and Business

Digital Wages: Positive Impact for Women and Business

This report presents the impact of HERfinance Digital Wages Program in Bangladesh.

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Blog | 2020 March 11

The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | France

In the HERfinance Digital Wages program in Bangladesh, designed to support garment factories making the transition from cash to digital payrolls, we found a tangible connection between tailoring programs to women’s needs and an increase in women’s financial inclusion and empowerment.

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Press Release | 2020 February 13

HERproject Announces Five-Year Strategic Partnership with BESTSELLER

HERproject Announces Five-Year Strategic Partnership with BESTSELLER

HERproject announces today a new five-year strategic partnership with BESTSELLER, an international, family-owned fashion company with brands including JACK & JONES, VERO MODA, ONLY, and Name It.

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Report | 2019 October 15

Financial Behavior of Female Garment Workers in India

Financial Behavior of Female Garment Workers in India

This quantitative research by MSC, commissioned by BSR, analyzed the financial behavior of female garment workers in India as part of efforts to improve wage digitization processes and methodology.

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Blog | 2019 October 2

How Technology Can Take Financial Inclusion Training Further and Deeper

How Technology Can Take Financial Inclusion Training Further and Deeper

Ella Moffat, Manager | France

This blog explains how the HERfinance Digital Wages Tech Learning Tool incorporates technology to make learning and training more engaging for workers. It also discusses how technology can play a role in bridging the digital gender divide and giving women the skills that they will need in the economies of the future.

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Blog | 2019 September 19

Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

Lucia Flores, Former Manager | France

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