Creating more opportunities for women social entrepreneurs to hone their ideas and above all, a level playing field is necessary in achieving sustainable development and creating a growth story that translates into shared prosperity for all.
If India has to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth as defined in the SDGs and truly emerge as an economic powerhouse then more women entrepreneurs especially social entrepreneurs are needed.
In this hangout, Afshan and I spoke about issues related to lack of transparency in the fashion industry, how her venture is trying to make a social impact by connecting its consumers with women artisans, challenges she faces in her business, and her views on the role of women entrepreneurs in the society.
Clothing As A Means of Social Change: Featuring Purple Impression Which Empowers Women Artisans From Pakistan
Clothing is a sentiment and every piece of fabric tells a story. We spoke to Purple Impression, an ethical clothing brand. They are changing the way clothing is perceived as a garment through their innovative model and their zeal towards empowering women artisans from Pakistan.