4 Brands That Are Empowering Women Artisans Worldwide



International Women's Day is Wednesday, March 8, and so many are stepping up to make a stand for women the world over—bringing attention to women's issues and working to empower women from all walks of life. A number of companies are playing their part, including West Elm who today is hosting special pop-up events at select stores across the country. From Brooklyn to Dallas to Chicago to Los Angeles, the retailer will be featuring the handcrafted works from local artisans from around the world.

These women entrepreneurs and global female artisans from Ethiopia, India, Uganda, Peru, and sub-Saharan Africa create handmade home décor, sew totes and pouches, crochet accessories, and sculpt one-of-a-kind jewelry you can purchase today at any of the participating venues or online through the below links.

Keep scrolling to discover four brands that are empowering women on International Women's Day and beyond.