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Blog | 2016 October 19

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | 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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Blog | 2015 November 15

A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

BSR and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have announced a new strategic partnership to increase financial inclusion for low-income women and men working in the garment industry in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. We sat down with the Gates Foundation's Lynn Eisenhart to discuss the partnership with BSR's HERfinance and why mobile money is critical to financial inclusion.

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News | 2015 October 1

HERproject Partners with Kenya Flower Council and DEG

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News | 2015 September 15

A History of HERfinance

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Blog | 2015 April 3

Four Ways to Design Financial Products for Low-Income Women

Four Ways to Design Financial Products for Low-Income Women

Lauren Shields, Associate Director | Paris

During the HERfinance Convening last month, participants highlighted how companies can put low-income women at the center when it comes to designing financial products that they will access and use.

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Blog | 2015 March 9

How HERfinance Is Empowering Workers: Results from Our Pilot Project

How HERfinance Is Empowering Workers: Results from Our Pilot Project

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

Findings from our HERfinance pilot in India demonstrate that the financial-literacy program is having a positive impact on workers' financial knowledge, behaviors, and confidence—and perceptions of their employers.

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Report | 2015 March 9

Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

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Blog | 2015 February 6

Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

The first-ever Global HERfinance Convening, taking place March 10-11 in Hong Kong, will highlight how financial education programs in factories and farms can build financial inclusion.

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News | 2014 May 13

How Learning To Use An ATM is Changing Lives in India

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