All the scarves sold by the New Internationalist are fair-trade pieces from various parts of the world. Currently, in store are the Ethiopian scarves. Those are fashion pieces made of pure cotton or silk and to be worn on a daily basis by women. The scarves are light in weight and come in different styles, colors and sizes. You can order and get two of the Ethiopian scarf styles include the Demena cotton scarf and the Gelila Scarf, both made from cotton. The Demena scarves come in the range of two scarves with different color shades sewn together at the edges to create a tube-like design. This scarf can be worn as a muffler. It comes in blue and maroon shades. The Gelila scarf, on the other hand, is a hand-woven piece made from cotton but has also narrow bands of silk. As fair-trade pieces, these scarves are helpful to women making them comfortable in their daily career activities.
As a non-profit magazine, the New Internationalist has through its monthly editions availed news and reports on issues that affect the minority in the society all over the world. These are news and reports on matters pertaining business, governance, environment, health, drugs and other issues affecting the world. Other than the magazine, the New Internationalist also operates an online shop. Through this store, the magazine supports the minority groups that produce fair trade and organic products. It does this by selling these products in its online store to those with passion for social responsibility and a need to conserve the environment.
The store sells different kinds of products from all over the world including calendars, posters, shirts, scarves and much more. These are products that provide just and sustainable income to their producers who are mostly women. This helps them get employment to support themselves and their families. Through the fair-trade deal, the New Internationalist has attained favorable markets, business standards and prices for the people in small businesses worldwide.
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