Resources

Report

With high rates of early marriage, especially among girls, a significant proportion of adolescents in Bangladesh need sexual and reproductive health services (SRH), including contraceptive information and services. Married women, including married adolescents, currently have access to these services through public sector. Unmarried adolescents do not have access to SRH information and services through public […]

Report

As part of the WorkerHealth project, the Evidence Project/Population Council conducted a comprehensive review of garment sector health interventions, particularly RH- and FP-focused projects, in Cambodia during the last five years. The results from the review support WorkerHealth’s objective of enabling evidence-based decisionmaking and programming related to the health and wellbeing of female garment factory […]

Brief

In Cambodia, there has been considerable investment in improving the well-being of factory workers. Understanding the key stakeholders and their roles in improving worker health is essential for policy change and ensuring that interventions achieve sustainable, long term impact in and around the workplace. The Cambodia Worker Health Coalition (WorkerHealth) set out to understand the […]

Brief

Existing information on GFWs’ barriers to health services has generally come from project implementation documents or general baseline studies of these projects, rather than independent, rigorous studies that specifically examine the health needs and health seeking behaviors of workers. Since previous studies did not include specific indicators related to workers’ health needs and health seeking […]

Brief

Case Study

This brief presents key lessons from the environmental movement on effective strategies for driving changes in corporate policies and practices and creating new mechanisms for holding business accountable for environmental impacts. Corporate policies and voluntary and ‘soft law’ standards may be unfamiliar to many women’s health advocates, but they are likely to have increasing importance in the years to come. There is much to learn from the experiences of the environmental community.