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New Women Leadership School

A new programme, launched by the Fairtrade Network of Asia & Pacific Producers, aims to improve women’s opportunities.

It focuses on business skills which can be a powerful tool for women, providing practical training in skills such as finance, negotiation, group decision-making, as well as creating awareness on gender equality. Thirty Fairtrade farmers (25 women and five men) from Central Asia participated in the first workshop, from Fairtrade organizations growing cotton and walnuts. The school will also be replicated in Indonesia and India in the next few months.  Read the full article.