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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 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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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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Report | 2018 April 3

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Chhavi Ghuliani, Associate Director | New York; Lucia Flores, Associate, HERproject | Paris

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 | 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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Blog | 2017 April 5

Companies Serious about Empowering Women Must Accelerate the Transition to Digital Wages

Companies Serious about Empowering Women Must Accelerate the Transition to Digital Wages

Chhavi Ghuliani, Associate Director | New York

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Blog | 2016 October 19

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Chhavi Ghuliani, Associate Director | New York

At BSR, we believe financial inclusion is an enabler of women’s empowerment, and that’s why it is an important part of the HERproject alongside our efforts on improving women’s health (HERhealth) and gender relations (HERrespect).

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Blog | 2016 September 22

UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

Workplaces can uphold discrimination of female workers by keeping them in the lowest-paid jobs, on casual incomes, and enduring daily sexual harassment. Or they can be a space for change.

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