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Blog | 2017 July 18

Partner Profile: Butet Nur Akmalia, YBS

Partner Profile: Butet Nur Akmalia, YBS

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

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Blog | 2017 July 11

How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

Andrea Lilja, Former Manager | Paris; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

Accessing family planning services is essential for women and girls to be able to stay in school, join the workforce, and—crucially—remain active in the formal economy.

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Report | 2017 June 28

Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

DR. RITUPARNA MAJUMDAR, Founder and Principal Head, Etico Consultancy

BSR has developed the "Women's Safety in the Workplace" toolkit, in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD), and in consultation with its members, to provide guidance for companies seeking to strengthen their own policies and activities that prevent and address sexual harassment.

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Blog | 2017 June 28

BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

Andrea Lilja, Former Manager | Paris

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.

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Blog | 2017 June 7

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Chritine Svarer, Director, HERproject, BSR; Berkley Rothmeier, Manager, BSR

Here's how apparel companies can take action to promote women workers' well-being and economic empowerment.

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Report | 2017 June 5

Evaluation of the HERhealth Intervention in Bangladesh: Baseline

Evaluation of the HERhealth Intervention in Bangladesh: Baseline

A baseline evaluation of the HERhealth model, conducted by the Evidence Project/Population Council, offers important evidence and recommendations for effective programming to improve the health of women workers in garment factories in Bangladesh and elsewhere.

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Report | 2017 May 11

Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

Leveraging 10 years of experience of helping empower women in global supply chains, BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the industry and key trends that influence their operations in Ethiopia.

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Blog | 2017 May 11

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

Lauren Shields, Associate Director | Paris; Margaux Yost, Manager | Paris

To achieve sustainability over the long term, Ethiopia’s emerging apparel industry must embed good business practice from the beginning.

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Report | 2017 May 1

Digitizing Worker Salary Payments: A Manual for Ready-made Garment Factories

Digitizing Worker Salary Payments: A Manual for Ready-made Garment Factories

Md. Majidul Haque, Bangladesh Technical Lead, Digital Financial Services, FHI360

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Blog | 2017 April 26

New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

Magali Barraja, Former Manager | Paris; Maria Pontes, Former Manager

While codes of conduct are the most widespread tools companies use to drive sustainability and human rights expectations throughout the supply chain, they don’t yet effectively frame and address the specific risks facing women.

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