Projects

Share This

Kiva

Kiva (www.kiva.org) is the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world. Kiva’s mission is to connect people, through lending, for the sake of alleviating poverty. Learn more…

 

Equal Pay Day

BPW International continues to support “Equal Pay Day” for women around the world and encourages member countries to hold an “Equal Pay Day”. BPW Germany and BPW Australia have held a national day to recognize the wage gap. The gender pay gap represents the difference between the average hourly pay for women and men before taxes across the economy as a whole. Learn more…

 

Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)

The Women’s Empowerment Principles – Equality Means Business suggests seven steps for companies to take to empower women in the workplace and the market place. They were launched by the United Nations Development Fund For Women (UNIFEM, part of UN Women) and the United Nations Global Compact on March 8th, 2010 based on a multi-stakeholder consultative process. Learn more…