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The battles that have been won and the issues that are still important. #WomensRights
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Women In History
Despite years of efforts and advances, full gender equality has yet to be realized.
Happy Day of the Girl! Click the Pin to read how your coffee and chocolate purchases can affect equality for young women around the globe!
"Fairtrade has changed a lot. Women & men now have the same rights." —Rosemary Achieng Click the Pin to learn how! #WomensEqualityDay
DYK women make up 43% of the agricultural workforce, yet their work often goes unpaid? Click the Pin to check out our new infographic if you'd like to see & share ways to help correct these injustices with YOUR shopping dollar!
Julia, who does not want to give her last name, recently left a role on a farm nearby after she refused to have sex with her male supervisor. She is hopeful that her new job on a farm certified by Fairtrade International will offer more protection.
We Are The World
Thats The Way
Faith In Humanity
human rights, Jimmy Carter
TsiTsi Choruma explains how Fairtrade promotes gender equality in this article.
Lead By Example
Fairtrade empowers rural women. To read how, click the Pin.
Women work to produce 60-80% of the world’s food, yet the number of women living below the poverty line has increased by 50% since the 1970s.
Read her story!
Cup Of Coffee
“I dream of a prosperous life that is not too hard for me and my family, therefore I need support to make my work in my own coffee garden easier. I need agriculture tools, such as a grass trimmer, sprayer, and organic fertilizer. With these supports I believe I will earn enough for my family.”
Change The World
Fairtrade certified flower farms ensure safety and good conditions for workers, important when employees are often vulnerable young women.
Facts and Figures - Fairtrade America
"When teenage girls are empowered, when they know about their rights and are given the tools to succeed, they become agents of positive change in their communities." via UNFPA on #WorldPopulationDay
Regardless of your political views, we feel it's important to acknowledge Hillary Clinton's historic win for women (and her obvious good choice in coffee, as noted by the Fairtrade Mark).
What it means to create a 'women's health development army' | Devex
Toward More a Balanced Coffee Mark Overly, President, of @kaladicoffee talks gender imbalance in the coffee world
Inspirational Quotes For Girls
Girl Power Quotes
100 Inspirational Quotes For Girls On Strength And Confidence
Salvadoran Coffee Farmer Plants Empowerment
Facts About People
Gender Pay Gap
These are the only 11 jobs in the US where women earn more than men — #EqualPayDay
Rural women produce 60-80% of the world’s food. So why do they remain poor & disempowered? #EqualPayDay
Nobel Peace Prize
Malala Yousafzai, 16 year old Pakistani school pupil and education activist
Women In History
Being locked away for 15 years did not silence Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese political activist. #activism #quote