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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Womens Empowerment: Current Practices in Food and Childcare-Service Provision in Bangladesh’s RMG Factories

Current Practices in Food and Childcare-Service Provision in Bangladesh’s RMG Factories

This situational analysis report presents an overview of the current practices in food and childcare-service provision in 15 RMG factories in Bangladesh.

#Consumer Products #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Womens Empowerment: Women in Factories China: Creating Good Jobs and Building an Inclusive Economy

Women in Factories China: Creating Good Jobs and Building an Inclusive Economy

The Women in Factories China program has trained more than 22,000 workers on work and and life skills. Testimonials from participants highlight how the program has affected their lives.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

2

June 2, 2015

Womens Empowerment: Empowering Women in Kenya’s Tea Sector: Adapting HERproject to the Smallholder Farm Context

Empowering Women in Kenya’s Tea Sector: Adapting HERproject to the Smallholder Farm Context

This working paper presents BSR’s proposed approach for expanding and adapting HERproject, our workplace-based women's empowerment program, to meet the unique needs of smallholder farmers.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

9

March 9, 2015

Womens Empowerment: Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

Over a two-year period, BSR piloted HERfinance at 11 garment factories in India to test the hypothesis that the HERproject model would translate well to critical topics beyond health.

#Financial Services #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

5

December 5, 2014

Womens Empowerment: Healthcare Delivery in RMG Factories in Bangladesh: What Are the Missed Opportunities?

Healthcare Delivery in RMG Factories in Bangladesh: What Are the Missed Opportunities?

A gap assessment study conducted between June and July 2014 identified five main gaps in healthcare systems available at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh, and approaches to tackle this challenge.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Healthcare #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

24

March 24, 2014

Incorporating Women’s Health into Workplace Assessments

This working paper presents the findings of a research collaboration between UL's Responsible Sourcing group and BSR, which explored women's health in global garment and light manufacturing supply chains.

#Healthcare #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

4

March 4, 2014

HERproject China: Empowering Women Workers

In this report, we share the story of HERproject China, which has been around for seven years and reached more than 100,000 women in the country.

#Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2013

Between the Lines: Listening to Female Factory Workers in China

To achieve greater worker retention and workplace stability, manufacturers in China need to address the needs of women, which comprise 44 percent of the manufacturing workforce. Yet female workers have a diverse set of needs and goals depending on age, education, and industry experience.

#Environment #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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