International Women's Day - 8 March 2020
Step 1 - Using your smartphone, tell us on video the woman or women who inspired you and challenge a friend to tell his or her inspiring woman
Step 2 - Upload your video on social media,
tag the friend you challenge and use the #SheEmpowersHer hashtag
Step 3 - The person responds to your challenge and the chain goes on.
The Fair Trade movement is full of examples of women bucking social norms and overcoming gender barriers! Supported by their enterprises, the women in Fair Trade are leading the way:
By putting people and planet first, Fair Trade Enterprises also promote women's empowerment
How Fair Trade Enterprises are facing down the challenges of gender injustice
How the Fair Trade and Gender Justice movements are working to transform society
All products carrying the WFTO label live up to our standards on gender equality. This means that women producing the products are supported by the Fair Trade Enterprise and have received a fair compensation for their work. Ask your favourite shop to buy more products from these Enterprises.
For Fair Trade to support more women, we need more people to support Fair Trade. Share our videos and stories on social media to spread the hope of gender equality in action.