It is part of the standards, that women should be empowered... If a woman is empowered, then the house will also be empowered, economically and socially.Elizabeth Chepkwony, coffee farmer, Kabngetuny cooperative, Kenya
News and Features
Article posted: 21 Mar 2016
Since the Fair Trade Towns movement began, more than 1,750 towns in 26 countries have taken the pledge to push for a better deal for farmers and workers. A new website will help broaden collaboration ...
Article posted: 18 Mar 2016
Fairtrade International has been chosen as one of the European Commission’s strategic partners for the next five years to help deliver a better deal for small-scale farmers and workers round the ...
Article posted: 15 Mar 2016
The Fair Trade Advocacy Office, in cooperation with the Association of African Cotton Producers, has launched a position paper at the Cotton Forum taking place in Paris calling on the European Union, ...
Article posted: 10 Mar 2016
“Child labour is one of the biggest challenges facing farmers and workers in developing countries,” says Anita Sheth, Fairtrade International’s Senior Advisor on Social Compliance and Development.
Article posted: 8 Mar 2016
Gender inequality is often seen as a women’s issue. Wrong! Gender is not about women – it’s about power balances between men and women, and relationships which are free from prejudice.
Press release posted: 3 Mar 2016
Fairtrade farmers, workers, traders and supporters who are driving change in their own communities were among those honoured at the second International Fairtrade Awards in Berlin tonight.
Article posted: 3 Mar 2016
The International Fairtrade Awards were celebrated in Berlin on 3 March 2016. For the second time, Fairtrade honoured outstanding farmers, workers, traders and supporters who are driving change in ...
Press release posted: 29 Feb 2016
The extra money paid to farmers and workers who are certified as Fairtrade has risen above the €100 million mark for the first time, according to new figures released today. The Fairtrade Premium, as ...
Article posted: 17 Feb 2016
Fairtrade aims to make important contributions to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Deeper impact, more benefits for smallholders and workers, and greater advocacy role among ambitious ...
Article posted: 27 Jan 2016
At the yearly ‘Goed Geld Gala’ on January 26th, the Dutch Postcode Lottery announced that they will support the Fairtrade Climate Academy, a new program proposed by Max Havelaar (Fairtrade ...
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