March 8th marks the International Women’s Day, a day that helps us realise that despite the huge progress made, there is still a long road ahead of us. Worldwide, women are not only paid less than men for equal tasks, but they have less opportunities to fulfil their potential.
Fair Trade helps improve the lives of women globally by promoting sustainable livelihoods, development opportunities, and by ensuring those who do the work reap the reward of their efforts.
Inspiring change in women’s lives is a driving force in WFTO work. Make sure to check the press release and read the inspiring case stories that illustrate how WFTO has helped empower women around the world: