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Sacred Mark Soap

$2.50

“O let me wear secretly…the sacred mark impressed by Your own hand.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Made by survivors of the sex trade in Bangladesh, these 100% natural soaps are handcrafted by women in the red-light district. These women have made a clean break from their previous lifestyle and have chosen soap making as an alternative source of income. Sacred Mark Enterprise allows these women to provide for themselves in a way which brings pride and respect to their community as well as themselves. Packaged with love and marked with a thumb print by the courageous and inspirational women that make them.

Scent: Lavender Coconut

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“O let me wear secretly…the sacred mark impressed by Your own hand.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Made by survivors of the sex trade, these 100% natural soaps are handcrafted by women in the red-light district of Bangladesh. These women have made a clean break from their previous lifestyle and have chosen soap making as an alternative source of income. Sacred Mark Enterprise allows these women to provide for themselves in a way which brings pride and respect to their community as well as themselves. Packaged with love and marked with a thumb print by the courageous and inspirational women that make them.

Sacred Mark provides?alternative employment for former sex workers. The stories of these women involve abuse, victimization, trauma, and pain. A widow, an orphan, a rape victim, a mother with no food for her children? these vulnerabilities had forced them into a life we shudder to imagine.

Who your purchase helps:

Your purchase helps women from the red-light district in Bangladesh who have escaped the sex trade. ?Your purchase enables these women to remain free from prostitution and to provide for their families with pride.

Your purchase also helps women in our shipping department. ?Our shipping department is staffed entirely by women who are in need in the US, women who have had to escape violent situations in their homes. ?These women have children who are also benefitting from their mothers being able to care for them while working.