Tibetan Nuns Make Historical Advancements Towards Gender Equality and Women's Rights

Tibetan Nuns Make Historical Advancements Towards Gender Equality and Women's Rights

About the Tibetan Nun Project: In the mid 80s, under the auspices of the Department of Religion and Culture of the 14th Dalai Lama and the Tibetan Women's Association, the Tibetan Nuns Project (TNP) was established to assist refugee nuns from Tibet and to improve the overall status and level of...

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Fair Trade Solutions for Gender Inequality

Fair Trade Solutions for Gender Inequality

Between 60-80% of the world’s food is produced by women who make up around 43% of the agricultural labor force in developing countries. This figure comes from Fairtrade International’s Equal Harvest report based on recent research. Despite this significant percentage, the women who are growing the food we eat own...

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Artisana Jewelry - Mexico

Artisana Jewelry - Mexico

In rural Mexico, women often support their families through farming while their husbands and sons search for work in the US. But in the state of Guerrero, which is renowned for silversmithing, women handcraft and sell jewelry as their main source of income. Their designs incorporating alpaca silver, stones, and...

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