Blog | 2021 January 11
Garment Workers’ Financial Behaviors during the COVID-19 Crisis: Lessons Learned from Factories in Bangladesh, Egypt, and India
Interviews led by HERproject suggest that female and male garment workers were more financially resilient following wage digitization and financial capability training. However, the systemic gender inequalities that have long affected women and girls were exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report | 2020 December 9
HERproject's new report presents findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers in global supply chains and recommendations for companies and other stakeholders for an inclusive recovery that benefits workers and supply chains.
Blog | 2020 November 5
A Phone Can Only Do So Much: Why Mobile Access Isn’t Leading To Digital Financial Service Usage Among Women in India
James Steady, Associate, HERproject; Akhand Tiwari, Associate Partner, MSC
New research from HERproject and MSC confirms that greater efforts are needed to build Indian female workers' knowledge, confidence, and agency regarding digital financial services.
Blog | 2020 September 24
Payal Dalal, Senior Vice President, Social Impact, International Markets, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject
In a new report, HERproject and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth share lessons and insights from Digital Wages programs that can help companies, governments, and financial service providers scale up digital payments for low-income workers after COVID-19.
Report | 2020 September 17
BSR's HERproject and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth share five insights on inclusive wage digitization in the garment sector.
Blog | 2020 July 21
Building Financial Resilience of Low-Income Groups for Emergency Preparedness: Experiences from HERfinance India
Mansi Gupta, HERproject Consultant | India; Ganga Nair, HERproject Consultant | India; Isadora Loreto, Associate | Barcelona
In this blog, Payal Dalal, Senior Vice President of Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and Christine Svarer, Director of HERproject discuss the opportunity to accelerate the transition to digital financial services and generate positive impact for low-income workers across the global supply-chains, and considerations required to ensure the transition is inclusive, effective, and beneficial to all.
Blog | 2020 May 28
Margaux Yost, Former Manager | France
This Menstrual Hygiene Day, HERproject is sharing insights and findings from HERproject programming in Ethiopia and India on the needs that women workers face and emerging good practice on how to support menstrual health in the supply chain.
Report | 2019 October 15
This quantitative research by MSC, commissioned by BSR, analyzed the financial behavior of female garment workers in India as part of efforts to improve wage digitization processes and methodology.
Blog | 2019 September 19
Lucia Flores, Former Manager | France
Blog | 2018 December 5
Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris; Lauren Shields, Director | France
Leading global brands and their suppliers are putting their weight behind efforts to address violence against women through workplace-based interventions.