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Promoting access to employment or entrepreneurship in order to achieve financial independence and reduce discrimination.
Entrepreneurship is an essential lever for women to generate income and become more integrated in their communities, economic and social lives. There are systemic and recurring obstacles to female entrepreneurship in many countries, however, including difficulties in accessing funding, balancing work and family and building self-confidence.
It is recognized that when women earn and manage their own money, they reinvest 90% into their family (nutrition, health and education).Go to projects
Providing access to education and vocational training as essential conditions for employment and sustainable improvement of the economic and social situation of women.
Ensuring girls’ access to education remains a priority in many countries, as education and vocational training for women are critical mechanisms for reducing poverty.
Girls encounter numerous obstacles to accessing basic schooling, higher education and then securing stable employment. Moreover, their career choices are frequently constrained by legislation and social norms.
Eliminating the barriers affecting access to employment of women and girls would result in a 25% increase of productivity in certain countries Education and vocational training represent a significant means to alleviate poverty.Go to projects
Strengthening girls’ and women’s agency, self-confidence, and ability to claim their rights and improve gender equality.
Lack of self-confidence is one of the barriers to women’s career advancement and equal access to paid employment. As women become more confident, well informed and independent, they can be more capable of protecting themselves against violence and can get more involved in social and community life.Go to projects
Ensuring access to health care and social protection as a prerequisite for independence.
Health is a prerequisite for the participation of women and girls in society. Access to quality reproductive health information and services are fundamental to their rights and autonomy. Yet 800 women still die every day from preventable causes related to complications of pregnancy and childbirth.
Improving social protection, health and the status of women helps to reduce early marriage and pregnancy, and promotes school retention. This has beneficial effects on women’s future income and participation in the labor market, as well as the future survival and health of their children.Go to projects
Promoting access to sports and cultural activities as a means for personal expression, the development of social skills and professional integration.
The participation of women and girls in sports helps fight against gender stereotypes and eliminate entrenched attitudes and discriminatory practices. These opportunities help increase leadership and participation while guaranteeing equal access to physical activities and self-expression.Go to projects
The Foundation promotes the contribution and visibility of women in art and culture.
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On a case- by- case basis, Fondation CHANEL can support emergency projects affecting vulnerable populations, especially women and children.Go to projects