April 24, 2014 will mark one year since the occurrence of the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry. With 1132 Bangladeshi workers dead and 2500 seriously injured, it provoked a pervasive global debate. One year on, where does this debate stand? What impact has it had? Have alternatives emerged? As of today, […]
Read an article “From food security to food justice” and view the video below
The active participation of women from the neighborhood, along with the legal help of CDHA, led to the recognition that access to clean water is a human right With the legal help of the Human and Environmental Rights Center (CDHA), women from the community of Chacras de la Merced engaged in a four-year legal […]
The coffee crisis of 1992 prompted women producers to organize and develop strategies to change their economic and social exclusion as producers/farmers and as women.
A slideshow based on the book ‘Walking on Fire: Haitian women’s stories of struggle and resistance’. Click the image for the full show
The Women’s Development Network was established to help grassroots women overcome their isolation and increase their access to the information, advice and inspiration they need to achieve sustainability in their economic projects and accomplish their economic goals.