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Global survey shows rising women’s participation in cooperatives

An online survey conducted by the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Cooperatives Unit and the International Co-operative Alliance shows 75 per cent of survey respondents feel that women’s participation in co-operatives has increased over the past 20 years.  President of the International Co-operative Alliance, Dame Pauline Green said, “The Alliance and ILO joint survey highlights the unique effectiveness of the co-operative model in providing women with a dignified way of out of poverty, often away from violence and abuse.”

Read more at http://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2015/03/11/global-survey-shows-rising-womens-participation-in-cooperatives/

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