On International Women’s Day 2021 we call out gender bias and inequality

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Women Beekeepers for Life

Building our success over 21 years of Beekeeping, we know that Beekeeping changes lives. It enables women in the rural communities they work with to learn new skills and earn a sustainable income to pay for education, feed their families, and pay for medical services. There are many barriers to women becoming beekeepers – cultural, environmental and financial. Bees Abroad addresses these issues through dedicated training, equipment and support that spans activities starting with the classroom, progressing to constructing hives, making bee suits and establishing apiaries through to harvesting and selling honey and wax products.

Read Jan Ridler’s article about her work in Uganda and how it is changing lives.