interview with margot on empowerment of women in bangladesh

Ingrid Keizer Wilson has interviewed me as she’s interested in writing about empowering women. You read the her introduction below, if you’re interested you can read further on her blog ‘Not all that wander are lost.’

I have always been fascinated by the global community. Today the global community has been made smaller by the use of the internet. Not only can my words be read on the other side of the earth,

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Why Bangladesh?

proud women of bangladesh

Many people ask me, why did you choose to import fair trade products from Bangladesh, why Bangladesh? The short answer is that Bangladesh deserves it, why?

The textile industry is of mayor importance in Bangladesh, exports worth 18 billion dollars are the number 1 income of the country.
Minimum wage is 37 dollars a month, working 6 days a week, 10 or more hours a day.
80% of the workers are women.

I first visited Bangladesh in the summer of 2011,

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