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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, Manager, 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, Director, Partnership Development | New York; Lucia Flores, Manager, 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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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 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, Director, Partnership Development | 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, 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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