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Blog | 2017 October 12

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Aditi Mohapatra, Director, Women’s Empowerment, BSR; Elisabeth Best, Manager, Communications and Marketing, BSR

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Report | 2017 October 2

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the HERhealth Model: Endline

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the HERhealth Model: Endline

A new 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 October 2

Private-Sector Action for Women’s Health and Empowerment

Private-Sector Action for Women’s Health and Empowerment

This brief, written in partnership with the UN Foundation and The Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc., expands this business case for private sector investment in women’s health and empowerment.

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Blog | 2017 August 9

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Elissa Goldenberg, Manager, BSR; Brooke Avory, Former Manager, BSR

Elissa Goldenberg, Former Manager, BSR

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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Blog | 2017 July 18

Partner Profile: Butet Nur Akmalia, YBS

Partner Profile: Butet Nur Akmalia, YBS

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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 | France

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

Andrea Lilja, Former Manager | Paris; James Steady, Former Associate | France; Jessica Wan, Former Associate | Hong Kong; Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong

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

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | France

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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