Celebrate international women’s day, empower female farmers to eradicate poverty!

7 March 2016

Women play a huge role in producing the world’s food. Actually, the food on your plate today is very likely produced by a female farmer.

Every day, there are millions and millions of women working somewhere at this planet on a plantation, in a greenhouse or in a factory – packing fruits, vegetables, fish and meat with destination Europe. Many of these women are poor. But these hard-working women can play an important role in eradicating poverty.

However, female farmers and workers are often worse off than their male colleagues:

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