Freeset in Calcutta, India, is a fair trade organisation offering jobs to women who are former sex workers.
Freeset creates opportunities for the women to learn a craft, giving them a chance to improve their situation. Freeset also offers literacy courses. The products that Freeset produces – hand-sewn bags, fabric bags and T-shirts – are of a high quality and are sold in many Pandox hotel shops.
For more information, please see www.freesetglobal.org.