Fairtrade has changed [conditions] a lot... women and men now have the same rights. There are regular working hours, fixed leave days, and significantly improved safety regulations.Rosemary Achieng, supervisor, Panda Flowers Farm, Kenya
News and Features
The women who make our clothes are invisible. It’s time to change that.
Article posted: 8 Mar 2023
Fashion is a 1.53 trillion dollar industry, yet the people who make our clothes – overwhelmingly women – live in poverty.
Fairtrade on BBC One Panorama’s Sex for Work Broadcast
Article posted: 20 Feb 2023
A Panorama investigative report titled Sex for Work: The True Cost of Our Tea has aired on BBC One alleging gross sexual misconduct and gender-based violence (GBV) on Kenyan tea plantations.
Fairtrade and International Trade Centre Accelerate on Agenda 2030 with Enhanced Sustainability Partnership
Press release posted: 20 Feb 2023
In Geneva, the two organisations signed a new agreement aimed at boosting climate adaptation and gender empowerment efforts among smallholder farmers and enabling them to access new markets.
What’s the future of coffee? A living income for farmers.
Article posted: 17 Feb 2023
Any conversation about the future of the world’s most popular drink has to start with a basic premise: coffee farmers must be able to earn a living income.
February becomes Fairbruary!
Article posted: 15 Feb 2023
Fairtrade challenges everyone to make February the fairest month of the year.
New study details ‘positive’ impacts of Fairtrade on flower workers
Article posted: 13 Feb 2023
Fairtrade flowers workers in East Africa experience higher wages, better working conditions, and greater engagement in workers’ rights issues and gender equity than their non-Fairtrade certified ...
Identifying risks is the first step to tackling them – Fairtrade launches new map
Article posted: 25 Jan 2023
The tool shines a spotlight on the root causes behind the most salient human rights and environmental risks in commodities and countries where Fairtrade works.
Six things to expect from Fairtrade in 2023
Article posted: 23 Jan 2023
As 2023 gets underway, it is time to focus on the road ahead. We have an ambitious strategy to guide us through to shape a world which is fairer for people and the planet.
Ambitious advocacy and fair futures
Article posted: 11 Jan 2023
Fairtrade’s commitment to social justice and its mission to enable meaningful and tangible change across communities has long been rooted in the way it delivers impact.
A glimmer of light in the Pacific
Article posted: 15 Dec 2022
The Women’s School of Leadership has been rolled out in the Pacific – Timor-Leste and Papua New Guinea for the first time ever in 2022.
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