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Apr

9

April 9, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Women in the Jewelry Supply Chain: Landscape Review of Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women in the Jewelry Supply Chain: Landscape Review of Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

This white paper explores the role of women in the jewelry supply chain and the challenges they face to their well-being and advancement.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

13

March 13, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

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.

#Consumer Products #Financial Services #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

25

October 25, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Private-Sector Action for Women’s Health and Empowerment

Private-Sector Action for Women’s Health and Empowerment

This brief expands the business case for private-sector investment in women’s health and empowerment and sets out concrete actions to generate improved health outcomes for women.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

28

June 28, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

This is an introduction to a new toolkit that provides guidance for companies seeking to strengthen their policies and activities that prevent and address sexual harassment.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

6

June 6, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

This business brief proposes three areas where apparel companies can build from a strong foundation to better drive improvements in outcomes for women workers and promote women’s economic empowerment around the world.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

11

May 11, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia.

#Consumer Products #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

24

April 24, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance

Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance

This Guidance—developed in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINBUZA) and the Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc.—offers a gender-sensitive analysis of codes of conduct principles and makes recommendations for companies to promote gender equality in the workplace.

#Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Business Action

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Business Action

This report focuses on the economic, social, cultural, and political barriers to gender equality in sub-Saharan Africa and offers companies recommendations on how to promote women's economic empowerment.

#Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Mining Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mining Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief highlights how companies in the mining industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.

#Energy and Extractives #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Mobile Telecommunications Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile Telecommunications Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief highlights how companies in the mobile telecommunications industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.

#Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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