India is home to one-fourth of the world's poorest people. Vulnerable women in areas of extreme poverty are often exploited by sweatshops, human traffickers, and the practice of arranged child marriage in some rural traditional villages.
These unique artisanal earrings are handcrafted in a workshop in India that’s committed to fighting child marriage and helping women become financially independent as fair-trade Artisans.
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An Artisan Legacy Erica is part of an Artisan legacy in southern Mexico. She grew up in a family of Artisans, including her grandparents, uncles, aunts, parents, cousins! Everyone! She was destined to do this work she enjoys so much! (Read Time: 1 min.) “I can’t...
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