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Ima Keithel: Asia’s Largest All Women’s Market

Ima Keithel: Asia’s Largest All Women’s Market

Located in the capital city of Manipur, Imphal, Ima Keithel is a more than 500-year-old daily market that is run and managed entirely by 5,000 women, making it the largest all women’s market in Asia. Literally translating to ‘Mother’s Market’, the market started in the 16th century with a handful of stalls run by women….

New partner Inergy knows power of sharing knowledge

New partner Inergy knows power of sharing knowledge

Success is no coincidence. Preparing oneself thoroughly on the basis of accurate information is critical for success. This is why Inergy Analytical Solutions (Inergy) supports people and organizations in running their business in a data-driven manner. Inergy choose to donate 5,000 euro to Women on Wings instead of sending physical Christmas Cards to its partners…

Fabric Plus: Taking Eri silk to the World

Fabric Plus: Taking Eri silk to the World

Eri silk is the only silk that allows the worms to turn into butterflies and leave the cocoon before harvesting the silk. It is therefore also called ‘Ahimsa’ or ‘non-violent’ silk. Women on Wings’ business partner Fabric Plus’ flagship product is Eri. Fabric Plus is an important domestic Eri and Muga silk supplier and also…

Latest result: 253,200 jobs for women in rural India

Latest result: 253,200 jobs for women in rural India

For most of the women the Women on Wings team met while visiting rural India, a job is more than just a source of income; it is transformational. Women use their income to send their children to school and buy nutritious food. With an income, over are the days that women have to carry the…

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