Last month, Pioneers Post travelled to India for the Sankalp Global Forum and to discover how social entrepreneurship is empowering women socially and economically. Read more about how social entrepreneurship is promoting gender equality in India here.
2015 Sankalp Global Forum: India's minister for science, technology and earth sciences has pedged "maximum support" to India's growing community of social entrepreneurs that are tackling inequality with innovative business models.
From 12 women in one room to 7,000 in production units across Bangladesh, over the past decade Hathay Bunano has empowered Bangladeshi women from the country's most disadvantaged communities. Ellie Ward reports.