Annually on March eighth, we’re reminded to take a while to understand and replicate on the integral roles that girls play within the ongoing success of Quilling Card, each at our US and Vietnam places of work. Today—Worldwide Girls’s Day—serves as each a celebration and a name to motion.
Girls Lead the Manner at Quilling Card
Except for being a majority girl—and minority—owned enterprise, 75% of our United States staff are ladies. We’ve ladies in management roles in every division of our enterprise and acknowledge the very important half every member of our staff contributes. There was a time when ladies couldn’t even apply for a bank card, not to mention personal their very own enterprise – and it wasn’t even that way back! As our enterprise continues to develop, we have now each intention of constant to prioritize gender equality.
The HER Challenge
To proceed our dedication to our feminine artisans general properly being in Vietnam, we not too long ago joined the HER challenge. With 90% of our quillers being feminine we have been ecstatic to affix the HER Challenge, a collaborative initiative striving to empower low-income ladies working in international provide chains. The HER challenge has assisted in sharing useful well being information comparable to household planning, common well being and diet, maternal well being and extra with our quillers. We consider it can be crucial for ladies to really feel empowered of their careers and the HER challenge has been a fantastic ally in doing so.
Select to Problem
This yr’s Worldwide Girls’s Day theme is #ChoosetoChallenge. Girls all through historical past have fought laborious for the rights we have now in the present day, nevertheless, now within the yr 2021, gender inequality nonetheless largely exists all over the world. All of us can select to problem and name out gender inequity and have fun ladies’s achievements. No nice change comes with out problem, so let’s all select to problem.