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International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world on March 8 each year. It is “a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political” (United Nations).
Throughout the year, fair trade enterprises champion gender equality through women’s leadership and economic empowerment. Today, join us in celebrating women leaders in fair trade for International Women’s Day!
Check out the following inspiring herstories of women leaders in the fair trade community here in the United States and around the world, submitted by the FTF community: