Fair Anita

Fair Anita was built on a vision--

One where women and girls can grow up feeling safe, respected, and valued no matter their geography.We came to this vision through the simple act of listening. In 2009, our founder Joy McBrien set out to learn about violence against women in Peru, which has one of the highest rates of reported domestic violence in the world. During the months she spent building a women’s shelter in Chimbote, Peru, Joy met many survivors of domestic violence and learned about their stories of survival and resilience. Each of these women expressed that jobs are the single most important resource for women experiencing domestic violence, knowing that sustainable income would help empower them to leave an abusive partner. Joy founded Fair Anita from the lessons she learned in Chimbote, and to this day our work remains grounded in supporting women’s resilience through responsive business relationships.

Visit Fair Anita at the NY NOW Summer 2019 Market - August 10-13.
Booth #1749

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Product: Fierce Betty Artillery Bracelet

Made fair trade from recycled bullet casings and recycled leather by women in Ethiopia.  Snap closure. 100% recycled materials, nickel-free. 

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Product: Celestial Rainbow Ring

Made from .925 sterling silver and semi-precious rainbow moonstone by women in India.  Stone measures 1cm across. Portions of this product are made using recycled materials. 

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Product: Multistone Bar Necklace - Rutile

This stone is a variety of quartz but with some gorgeous needle-like intrusions of rutile which creates a stunning new look.  Made fair trade by women in India from .925 sterling silver and black rutile semi-precious stone.  Nickel-free and hypo-allergenic.  Measures 18".

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