"Going Beyond": Women's Empowerment Program in Sri Lanka and India [PDF]
* Case Study Excerpt from Good Practice Note: Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity
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The MAS Holdings and its subsidiary companies launched a women's empowerment program entitled Go Beyond and the MAS Go Beyond "Empowered Woman of the Year" competition. The company's apparel and manufacturing plants were over 90% women; a majority of them from predominantly rural backgrounds with limited access to enhance their education and skill base. The program identified 14 inspiring women "who have battled and overcome many challenges, both personal and professional."