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IFC and Australian Government help create and retain jobs for 12,000 women in Sri Lanka

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The FINANCIAL — A two-year partnership, known as SheWorks Sri Lanka, has led to a 12 percent increase in the number of women employed by 15 of the country’s leading companies, equating to over 12,000 more women in the workforce.   Initiated by Women in Work, a partnership between IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—and the Australian government, SheWorks Sri Lanka aimed to create more equal and respectful workplaces for women and men in the country’s workforce, while also boosting business productivity and growth. Launched in March 2018, the partnership has seen the SheWorks companies implement 97 gender-smart actions…

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IFC and Australian Government help create and retain jobs for 12,000 women in Sri Lanka

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — A two-year partnership, known as SheWorks Sri Lanka, has led to a 12 percent increase in the number of women employed by 15 of the country’s leading companies, equating to over 12,000 more women in the workforce.   Initiated by Women in Work, a partnership between IFC—a member of the World Bank…