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Blog | 2019 September 19

Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

Lucia Flores, Manager, HERproject | Paris

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Blog | 2019 July 2

Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

Aditi Mohapatra, Director, Women's Empowerment, BSR; Lauren Shields, Associate Director, HERproject

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Report | 2019 June 25

HERrespect: How Business Can Make a Difference on Violence against Women and Girls

HERrespect: How Business Can Make a Difference on Violence against Women and Girls

Lauren Shields, Associate Director | Paris; Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris; Lucia Flores, Manager, HERproject | Paris

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Blog | 2019 May 7

Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

Jeremy Prepscius, Vice President | Hong Kong; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

Where Compliance Programs End, Supplier Relationships Matter

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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, Associate Director | Paris; Lucia Flores, Manager, 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 December 5

Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris; Lauren Shields, Associate Director | Paris

Leading global brands and their suppliers are putting their weight behind efforts to address violence against women through workplace-based interventions.

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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 January 15

Spousal Violence Causing Significant Rise in Depression amongst Female Garment Workers in Bangladesh

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is high in Bangladesh (27% during the last 12 months), new study reveals even higher rates, almost double, amongst female garment workers (53%) and of those 40% are reporting symptoms of depression. The UK aid-funded study released today by the icddr,b and BSR’s HERproject reveal business can play a leading role in preventing and addressing IPV, by leveraging the workplace as platforms of positive social change.

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Blog | 2017 November 25

Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong; Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

Business has a key role to play in addressing the systemic issue of violence against women in and beyond the workplace. Here are some examples of how to lead.

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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

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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