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Portrait of Diakite Salimata by house

How the Women’s School of Leadership transformed Diakete Salimata’s life

Diakete Salimata aged 49 is a member of the SCAANIAS cocoa co-operative and based in a small village near the…

3 min read | September 29, 2021

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Workers in the grading hall of the Fairtrade-certified Harvest Limited Athi River flower farm in Kenya

Covid: no ‘great leveller’ when it comes to women workers’ rights

If we truly want to build back fairer, then businesses, civil society and governments must put women’s rights squarely at the centre of post-pandemic recovery plans.

3 min read | December 8, 2020

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Portrait of Yao Amenan Yvonne

Meet Fairtrade cocoa producer Yao Amenan Yvonne

As the cocoa harvest gets fully underway in Côte D’Ivoire we hear from Fairtrade cocoa producer Mme Yao about her…

4 min read | November 25, 2020

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Panda flowers - Fairtrade worker picking roses

It’s a small world when it comes to gender inequality

All over the world families have found a major side effect of the pandemic has been the increasing difficulty of finding nursery care for younger children, and widespread school closures.

3 min read | July 31, 2020

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Six ways Fairtrade is empowering women

At Fairtrade, we continue to promote gender equality in sectors that have long been male dominated. In celebration of International Women’s Day, here are six ways Fairtrade is pressing for progress and empowering women:

3 min read | March 7, 2018

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