While physical effects alone may stop women from continuing a contraceptive method, less is known about how side effects influence women’s daily activities and lives. The purpose of this study is to understand the ways that side effects affect Bangladeshi women’s participation in different social settings.
BSR’s HERproject is a collaborative initiative that strives to empower low-income women working in global supply chains in 14 countries worldwide. One of the HERproject’s three pillars is HERhealth, which seeks to improve the health-related knowledge and behaviors and access to health services and products of low-income working women. In Bangladesh, HERhealth specifically addresses reproductive […]
Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) approaches aim to improve access to health care, including family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH), while conserving natural resources in remote communities. To contribute to the available evidence of PHE project benefits, particularly the role of the FP in building resilience, improving livelihoods, and helping people adapt to climate change, the Evidence […]
Women’s rights are often addressed in limited ways, if at all, in corporate or workplace codes of conduct. To redress this, BSR—with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and expertise of the Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc.—has developed the Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance.
A new article has been published in the Berkeley Journal of International Law entitled Recognizing Women’s Rights at Work: Health and Women Workers in Global Supply Chains.