“Help a woman earn her own income, and she will never be held down again,” says our artisan partner Irani Sen. On International Women’s Day, and every day, we celebrate the successes of our artisan partners — women who are creating identities, independence and a better world for themselves and their daughters. And you can be part of their story.

How fair trade works for women …

Ten Thousand Villages creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships.