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.
Giving Women in India Voice, Choice, & Dignity – (Read Time: 5 min.) Mosmeen’s Story of Hope Surrounded by her fellow Artisans in a small private workshop in India, Mosmeen smiles as she braids the turquoise cotton cording and threads the delicate...
Read Time: 6 min. No Voice Kanwel sits quietly while her husband speaks for her – a common practice in Pakistan. “They have no voice to speak their minds.” Unlike many men in Pakistan, Kanwel’s husband speaks for her because he wants her voice to be heard. He is...
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