Fightslavery's Blog

{March 4, 2010}   INDIA cont

It has become really clear to me over the last few months that a large part of the problem is an economic one – women end up in prostitution, and people end up selling/buying women and children for money, so it is essential to provide alternative sources of income for them. Leah has been exploring India and finding some truly wonderful, creative and workable spaces which help women form skills to make a living.

Freeset – not only gives skills but sells really great bags which are eco friendly – their philosophy is one that supports the women rather than exploiting them for profit.

From their web site :

Love arts Calcutta is creating some beautiful stationary with a similar approach.

More sights selling products made by women


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