Friday, 8 March 2013

International Women's Day 2013

Today, March 8th is International Women's Day, an annual event observed since the early 1900s. This year the theme is The Gender Agenda - celebrating the achievements of women and continuing to support and encourage equality.
But how does this relate to make-up and beauty...?
To celebrate International Women's Day, organic health and beauty company Neals Yard Remedies are donating 10% of their daily sales to Women for Women International (WfWI). This generous donation supports the work of the organisation who are helping women survivors of war rebuild their lives.
WfWI are a not for profit organisation working with socially excluded women in eight countries (including Afghanistan, Rwanda and Kosovo) where war and conflict have destroyed lives and communities. These women enrole on a one-year program and thanks to WfWI, to learn business and job skills, enabling them to earn a living and support themselves.
There is still time to show your support by stocking up on all the lovely bits and pieces at
To find out more about International Womens Day and how you can get involved go to
For more information on the work of Women for Women go to

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