Original disclosure @ IFC website
Updated in EWS Oct 22, 2019
Disclosed by Bank Sep 27, 2019
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According to the bank website,
"This project will deliver development impact by:
1. Working directly with firms to improve gender equality by addressing firm-level challenges associated with hiring and retaining female employees, advancing women into leadership positions, and tackling the gender-specific root causes that drive absenteeism and turnover among workers. This will be achieved through identifying gender gaps, developing the business case for closing these gaps, proposing solutions, and, to the extent needed, supporting the companies to implement changes and document results.
2. Improving employment in fisheries through addressing key constraints in the sector: a) low financial literacy and attendance of fisheries staff; b) the lack of women in leadership positions in fisheries; and c) gender-based job segregation in fisheries.
3. Addressing gender-based violence as a barrier to women’s workforce participation by training trainers in the Pacific to support companies to develop and implement workplace responses to gender-based violence.
IFC will catalyze the resources developed through the three components and elsewhere in the Pacific for the benefit of the wider private sectors in the Pacific through innovative communication and dissemination platforms. The resources will demonstrate the business case for gender equality, provide guidance on implementing gender equality strategies; and document lessons learnt."
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.
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