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Blog | 2018 September 12

Three Tips for Partnerships to Advance Workplace Health

Three Tips for Partnerships to Advance Workplace Health

Marat Yu, Manager, HERproject

David Wofford, Vice President for Public-Private Partnerships, Meridian Group International, Inc.

BSR partnered through HERproject with Evidence Project, Meridian Group International, Inc., and Bayer Pharmaceuticals to create printable health education materials for the workplace covering issues like voluntary family planning and menstrual hygiene.

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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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Blog | 2018 May 29

How Health Training Changed Social Norms in Himalayan Villages

How Health Training Changed Social Norms in Himalayan Villages

Lisa Staxäng, Manager, HERproject | Paris

Here, we take a look into how a HERproject training program on menstrual hygiene has changed the lives of women in Himalayan villages in India.

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Blog | 2017 November 8

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

In a keynote address at the BSR Conference 2017, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards highlighted the role of business in advancing women's empowerment and access to women's healthcare.

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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

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 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 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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Blog | 2016 August 4

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

We sat down with Koichi Kaneda, CSR head, corporate communications, and public affairs at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, to discuss how the company's engagement in HERproject helps it contribute to global development and gender equality goals.

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