Around the world, many women face poverty and discrimination simply because of their gender. But if women had the same access as men to land and resources, the number of hungry people worldwide could be reduced by over 100 million.
The Canadian Hunger Foundation knows that investing in women is not only the right thing to do, but it is also the most effective way to lift whole families out of poverty. That’s why, in Kenya, for example, we’re working with 5,000 women in 16 community groups who are now taking their future into their own hands, creating sustainable livelihoods through activities like horticulture production, basket-making, and dairy processing.
Together we can help more women to stand strong, proud, and empowered. We can help their voices be heard, get them the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty, and ensure they have the hands-on training to create a sustainable source of food and income. We can inspire change.
Sign the pledge to show your support for investing in women.
you have the power to create change.
Start sharing and watch your impact grow
we signed: Pledge Your Support for Investment in Women
Keep up the great work. Look what you've accomplished!
embed this petition onto your site or blog
Make a difference for the issues you care about while adding cool interactive
content. Your readers sign without ever leaving your site. It's simple, just choose
your widget size and color and copy the embed code to your site or blog.