The majority of the world’s poorest people are women.

Globally, there are 700 million fewer women in paid work than men. Women that are earning are more likely to be in low-paid, insecure employment, and all too often, they are barred from controlling the income they do earn. It’s women, too, who disproportionately bear the burden of unpaid care work, and who face discrimination and exclusion on a daily basis.

By providing women with the knowledge and skills they need to get involved in trade and business, we’ve seen time and time again the innumerable benefits it brings to them, their families, and their communities.

Learn more about some of our projects working with women: