Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8, 2014 at 11:23 pm Leave a comment

Today we honor and celebrate the hundreds of women in Mumbai with whom we work. We honor their determination, courage and skill. It has been an amazing journey over the past decade to have seen the co-op grow, to see how women’s lives have been touched and how their experience has rippled through their communities.

 

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To read more about how fair trade impacts women’s lives you can visit the Fair Trade Federation whose members create meaningful, lasting change in the lives of women.

International Women’s Day has been recognized since the early 1900’s, marked by the UN since 1975 and today is officially honored in 27 countries and celebrated worldwide.

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights” Gloria Steinem

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Entry filed under: Fair Trade, India, Pictures and Videos, Women.

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