Women’s Rights in the Cocoa Sector
Date

March 10, 2016

Category

NEWS, POLICY, RESEARCH

 

Women's Rights in Cocoa Sector

 
Founder of Marston Consulting and WISE Associate Ama Marston has recently been working with Oxfam to support women in cocoa supply chains. Her report on emerging good practice is published today.  
Through its Behind the Brands campaign, Oxfam challenged the cocoa sector to take action to strengthen the rights of women cocoa farmers. Within months, they responded and made significant commitments to address women’s empowerment at the farm level. But there remains little shared knowledge of what emerging good practice actually looks like. This report provides examples of good practice to increase gender equality in the cocoa sector in West Africa, and shows where there is potential to make even greater change
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