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Local Women’s Summit 2019

Today, on the first day of the Local Women’s Summit, Nasreen and the ladies toured some of the most regarded sites of Kathmandu. The morning began with a visit to The Garden of Dreams, where the group enjoyed the green oasis and also discussed Nepali culture. Nasreen spoke about the systems and traditions of Nepal, sharing information on the ethnic …

From Survivor to Activist: An Open Letter and Call to Action for Corporations & Respective CEO’s Holding the Power to Initiate Global Change

Dear CEO’s, What does Fair Trade mean to you? Does it mean eradicating child labor, forced labor and giving a voice to the undocumented workers? Does it mean buying and selling fairly? Or does it mean transforming the world holistically through the agreement’s original principles? Most people think of Fair Trade as being sustainable, safe working conditions, and a living …

Making a Difference

Chanda is a girl from an undocumented village who doesn’t know her birthdate or her exact age. In her native Southern Nepal village girls births are not recorded in any official record. They are unacknowledged from the moment of her birth. If ones own birth does not matter then the conditions in which you lives, work, strive, suffer and die …