The Force - Female Empowerment Through Education

The Force's goal is to promote gender equality within the large field of development cooperation. As a young organization, they set out to implement their first project in the Republic of Togo, where they want to increase awareness about women’s rights while improving the living conditions and future prospects of girls and young women. The goal is to support, empower, inspire, collaborate and share their ideas with the promising and talented women in Togo. And to prove that little steps on a local level can make a huge impact.
The Force, is an international cooperation between three associations, which are linked to each other through a mutual, validated partnership agreement:
  • Verein zur Förderung von Rechten, Bildung und Kreativität von Frauen – The Force, based in Vienna, Austria
  • The Force, based in Stockholm, Sweden 
  • Association F.O.R.C.E. – Femme pour l’Obtention du Respect, du Changement et de l’Epanouissement, based in Kpalimé, Togo
The idea to realize is the project TailoringTogo marks the beginning of The Force, which was founded in 2015. We see the project as our first step to reaching our goals in promoting female empowerment:
  • By providing free quality education
  • By creating safe and fair-paid work
  • By establishing sustainable future prospects
  • By promoting social, economic and political gender equality
  • By supporting traditional handcraft and art
  • By sharing ideas and implementing creative decisions in the work process
  • By finding new means of sustainable development cooperation
  • By investing in a local social business, led by a female entrepreneur
  • By opening an environment, in which women can inspire others and empower themselves in the process
  • By believing in talent and competence
  • By collaborating on the same eye-level


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Posted on Date:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017