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: 1 May 2023
With no end in sight to the cost of living crisis, workers need a living wage more than ever. This International Workers’ Day, we shine a spotlight on the challenges facing workers, ways Fairtrade ...
Press release posted: 30 Mar 2023
Fairtrade will raise its Minimum Price for coffee in an effort to strengthen protections for coffee farmers around the world amid the intensifying impacts of climate change and growing global ...
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.
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.
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.
Article posted: 15 Feb 2023
Fairtrade challenges everyone to make February the fairest month of the year.
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 ...
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.
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.
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