MAS HOLDINGS

MAS Holdings, South Asia’s largest apparel manufacturer, headquartered in Sri Lanka, is committed to continue its Women Go Beyond program, in partnership with the Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka and UNFPA, which includes information, services, and refresher training on women’s health and well-being to all existing workers and extending the program to reach an additional 10,000 people, including new recruits and families of workers, by 2021.

MAS Holdings is South Asia’s largest apparel manufacturer, headquartered in Sri Lanka, with a global network of design offices, manufacturing facilities, and an integrated supply chain operating 53 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries and supplying products for global brands. MAS employs over 98,000 associates, 70 percent of whom are women.


Since 2003, MAS has implemented its Women Go Beyond program, a women’s empowerment initiative focused on four pillars - career advancement, skills development, rewarding excellence and work-life balance. Under the work-life balance pillar, the program provides health and well-being information and services covering reproductive health education, family planning, breast cancer, mental health, STDs and HIV, maternal and infant health, noncommunicable diseases, gender-based violence, and free medical check-ups, in partnership with IPPF’s Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka (FPASL) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Colombo.


MAS Holdings is committed to continue to empower our female associates in Sri Lanka through the Women Go Beyond program, in partnership with the Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka and UNFPA. The program will include information, services, and refresher training on women’s health and well-being to all existing workers and extending the program to reach an additional 10,000 people, including new recruits and families of workers, by 2021.


“Women need health and health care services including education on family planning and reproductive health to be able to fully participate in the workforce.  With over 70% of our 98,000 associates being women, MAS Holdings has been proactively addressing this need over the years through Women Go Beyond, a structured program focused on empowering women.” – Shanaaz Preena, Director, Women Go Beyond, MAS Holdings

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