Women Empowerment

For a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable future.

 

 

Women  Are Leading Social Changes

But Still A Long Way To Achieving Gender Equity

 

 

In January 2021, women’s labor force participation rate hit a 33-year low.

In December 2020, 154,000 Black women left the labor force*

*the largest one-month drop among that cohort since the beginning of the pandemic. 

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women in media

What would the world look like if women were ruling the media? Likely a less divided society.

We use empathy as a tool of resistance to amplify women and their global impact to support an inclusive society and an healthier media ecosystem.

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10%

Only 10% of the Top 200 Apple Podcast Charts are Women. Bello Collective

 

21%

As of 2020, only 21% of top-charting podcasts are led by female and non-binary hosts. Despite the fact that podcasting remains a “boy’s club,” Edison Research confirms that women listen to more podcasts per week than men.

7.6%

Women own less than 7.6% of broadcast and TV networks in the U.S, and 15 (white) male billionaires own the news network. Women’s Media Center

 

3

Women media moguls focus on positive messages (think Oprah, Arianna Huffington – Thrive, and Michelle Obama).

 

The Impact Of Women

 

On average, women invest 70% of their earnings back to their communities

#investinwomen

the reality of women worldwide

Women and girls collect 80% of the water needed in households without access to water

#genderequity

Women own less
than 20% of the world’s land.

#equalownersright

 

Women are in charge
of 85% of the household budget

#consciousconsumerism

 

1.3B

Women do not own a bank account.

  #financialindependence

4T

Investment alone in women and under-represented founders would add 4 trillion dollars of value into the economy.

#impactinvesting

$300B

Closing the Black women’s earning gap would add $300 billion to US GDP per year.

#impactinvesting

94%

men still write 94% of top-selling business books?

 

#writerequity

violence against women

1.7 B

women have experienced physical or sexual violence.

#speakup

11

an average of 11 women are killed each day in Mexico.

#domesticviolence

 

71%

over 40 million people are trafficked around the world. 71% are female. 

#buyfairtrade

 

women & Mental health

70%

more likely to have an anxiety disorder than men. 

 

#retrainyourbrain

70%

more likely to have depression than men.

 

#retrainyourbrain

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women & Food

2/3

Rural women often represent approximately two thirds of the 400 million poor livestock keepers.

 

 

#fairworkingconditions

60%

It is estimated that 60 percent of the world’s chronically hungry people are women and girls.

 

 

#unitednationswomen

twice

women and girls are twice as likely to suffer from malnutrition as men and boys, due to a combination of biological, social and cultural reasons.

 

 

#goodnutrition