The global Women in Factories program is on track to meet its goal of reaching 60,000 women working in 150 factories in India, Bangladesh, China, El Salvador and Honduras by the end of 2016. In India, SWASTI is the implementing partner.
- SWASTI has implemented the program in 30 factories and trained more than 12,000 women across three states in India -- Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
- The program teaches critical life skills related to communication, hygiene, reproductive health, occupational health and safety, identifying personal strengths and gender sensitivity.
- The Women in Factories curriculum is opened source and will soon be available for any factory or organization interested in providing job readiness and life skills training to its workers.