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World Pulse Marketplace

I know not all of these businesses directly benefit women affected by trafficking and slavery. However, I myself believe that empowered, strong, self-sufficient women are much less likely to find themselves victims in general, so I thought I'd mention that World Pulse also offers a nice array of options for supporting businesses that empower women. Do have a look: http://www.worldpulsemagazine.com/marketplace

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In partnership,

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

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Elizabeth's picture

Re: World Pulse Marketplace

How awesome! I definitely need to try it out.

Elizabeth's picture

Businesses Affecting Women

Though some of the efforts may not immediately affect women of trafficking and slavery, I believe the end result of smart consumerism on a large scale will result in very good things for women all over. It is apparent to me that society should grow a justice trade movement to its maximum potential.

http://www.coopamerica.org/pubs/greenpages/

Elizabeth's picture

AND

You know that I am definitely planning to get my mom one of those Haitian silk scarves from World Pulse Marketplace. I like the Angel with Trumpet design.

http://www.thepriceofsugar.com/trailer.shtml

Maria Jett's picture

This film looks good!

I love your links. What a great extra touch!

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

Maria Jett's picture

The Haitian scarves

are lovely, aren't they? Thanks for reminding me. My mom would like the trumpeting angel too!

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

Elizabeth's picture

Sweet!

Yes. She is begging me to stop buying all of the fair trade handbags! She said she has too many now. They make such a statement though...

Actually, the Price of Sugar coordinators are looking to have people set up as many screenings as possible. If you know of a local venue, please consider supporting them by hosting your own screening. I am sure they would appreciate it.

http://www.thepriceofsugar.com/screenings.shtml

Have a good one!

Elizabeth's picture

Storm in the Caribbean

I placed my scarf request. I made a list to include about four or five as suggested. The storm may cause delivery problems though! No big, my mom doesn't celebrate Christmas anyways...

Elizabeth's picture

In action!

But...Late Again :0) I just ordered one of each kind of chocolates from One World Projects (World Pulse Market) and the candle set(?) as Christmas gifts. LATE! They don't mind...

Elizabeth's picture

The Haiti Project

My mom received the trumpeting angel scarf. She absolutely loves it! She felt the need to tell me all about the colors in the scarf, the company background and the artisan. It was really sweet. I think (telling by her voice over the phone) this was the best gift that I have chosen yet...Thank you :0)

Maria Jett's picture

Happy Holidays, Elizabeth!

This is terrific... Thank you so much for keeping us all posted on your progress. It's so fun to hear about the effects of your thoughtfully chosen gifts and genuinely inspiring to meet leaders like yourself who offer small, creative ideas for bringing healthy consumer habits into our everyday lives.

Keep posting those links!!

Wishing you a peaceful and powerful 2008,

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

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