The vast majority of these very chatty women had their first baby before the age of 16. Their first priority in spending their wages is to e

The vast majority of these very chatty women had their first baby before the age of 16. Their first priority in spending their wages is to e

The vast majority of these very chatty women had their first baby before the age of 16. Their first priority in spending their wages is to educate their children, irrespective of gender. #womenempowerment #girlseducation #genderequity #fairtrade #maisonbengal #macramebagsFollow Maison Bengal on Instagram

Despite recent progress, Bangladesh still has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide. Over 60% of girls are married by the tim

Despite recent progress, Bangladesh still has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide. Over 60% of girls are married by the tim

Despite recent progress, Bangladesh still has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide. Over 60% of girls are married by the time they are 18 years old, and 18% by the age of 15. The main factors are poverty and the desire to protect girls from harm, particularly "Eve teasing", aka sexual harassment…

Today I visited these wonderful women making our jute macrame bags. Remote area, 200 miles South West of Dhaka, where over 600 women are cur

Today I visited these wonderful women making our jute macrame bags. Remote area, 200 miles South West of Dhaka, where over 600 women are cur

Today I visited these wonderful women making our jute macrame bags. Remote area, 200 miles South West of Dhaka, where over 600 women are currently employed. Over 50% are the sole bread winner in their family #fairtrade #economicempowerment #genderequity #maisonbengal #handmadejutebags #fash_revFollow Maison Bengal on Instagram