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Including the unpaid work of women in the pricing of coffee

NSC News | Thursday, 3 October 2013 | Click here for original article

In a world that 'consistently undervalues women’s work and refuses either to measure it or count it as 'economic activity,' a remarkable initiative is taking place in co-operatives in Nicaragua. Felicity Butler and Catherine Hoskyns report on the trading relationship with the Body Shop that has already had a significant impact on the economic empowerment and self esteem of the women. An aspiration for so long is being put into practice!