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 […]
Social accountability methods (citizen and civil society-led efforts to hold politicians, government officials, service providers and other duty-bearers to account) have great potential to improve family planning programs and services, including responsiveness of providers, patient-centered quality of care, availability of resources, service access, coverage, and satisfaction. A new infographic helps explain how social accountability works and the […]
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.