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May

7

May 7, 2019

Womens Empowerment: Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

When it comes to tackling harassment and abuse, compliance programs alone are inadequate. They need to be rethought with the worker at the center, and they should measure and bolster the programs put in place to address root causes and build real change.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

22

March 22, 2019

Womens Empowerment: To Advance Gender Equality, We Need to Tackle Climate Change

To Advance Gender Equality, We Need to Tackle Climate Change

As the effects of climate change continue to exacerbate poverty, inequality and other social issues, the solutions we put forth must include social focus. This includes empowering women to be leaders.

#Climate Change #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

15

March 15, 2019

Womens Empowerment: Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Through individual and collective action, companies have the chance not just to promote women as leaders but to become leaders on women’s empowerment—and there has never been a better time to do so.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

14

March 14, 2019

Womens Empowerment: Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

HERproject works to improve access and use of modern family planning by addressing stigmas that women and men hold about family planning products during workplace training in Kenya.

#Health #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2019

Womens Empowerment: Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019

Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019

As we celebrate International Women's Day, we take a look at three events in 2019 that have the potential to alter how business influences women’s empowerment.

#HERproject #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

6

March 6, 2019

Womens Empowerment: #ThisIsALeader: Raising the Profile of Women Making a Difference

#ThisIsALeader: Raising the Profile of Women Making a Difference

Out of the spotlight and away from the media attention, women throughout global supply chains are quietly taking on leadership roles and driving change for their colleagues, families, and communities.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

5

December 5, 2018

Womens Empowerment: 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

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

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

19

November 19, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Making Supply Chains Work for Women

Making Supply Chains Work for Women

This is why and how companies should drive gender equality in global supply chains.

#Business Action for Women #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

25

September 25, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Climate Solutions Need Women at the Center

Climate Solutions Need Women at the Center

Companies can address climate risk more effectively and efficiently if they put women at the heart of their climate resilience strategies.

#Climate Change #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

24

September 24, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Are You Ready to Incorporate Gender into Your Supply Chain Due Diligence?

Are You Ready to Incorporate Gender into Your Supply Chain Due Diligence?

New gender-sensitive auditing guidance provides recommendations, practical advice, and relevant examples on how to effectively integrate gender considerations into audits.

#Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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