Updated on Dec. 11, 2014; 10:41 a.m. EST
This holiday, give the leading ladies in your life a gift that also helps women in need.
HuffPost Impact rounded up some of the coolest, most creative and consequential presents you can give loved ones this holiday season that benefit women around the world. From supporting formerly homeless women in Los Angeles and fighting breast cancer in the U.K. to empowering women workers in India and helping Malawi women who've been affected by HIV, there are countless ways to give a gift that counts.
Scroll below to learn more about gifts that help women around the world:
Jewelry Helping Poor Ugandan Women
When customers purchase jewelry from the Akola Project, they're helping fund community development initiatives in rural areas of Uganda, like clean water wells and vocational training centers for women. The nonprofit trains women to create its products -- which are sold in the U.S. -- and all profits are allocated to the workers, helping lift their families out of extreme poverty. Find a gift here.
Cookbook Benefiting Female Victims Of War
Tote Bag That Fights Breast Cancer
Candle Helping Refugee Women In The U.S.
This gold Prosperity Candle from the brand's Coco Shine Collection helps women refugees rebuilding their lives in the U.S. The company also supports women's entrepreneurship in developing regions of the world, like Haiti. Buy it here.
Dsenyo's dolls are hand-stitched by women in a cooperative in Malawi. The fair trade line is empowering women -- many of whom have been affected by HIV/AIDS -- through sustainable employment, as it believes "business is a powerful way to address social and economic problems." Find a gift here.
Bracelets That Help Women With Disabilities In Cambodia
Brave Collection jewelry is crafted by underprivileged women and women with disabilities in Cambodia. Artisans receive above-average wages, work benefits and stipends for their children's education, and a portion of the collection's profits fight human trafficking in the Southeast Asian country. Find a gift here.
Necklaces Supporting Homeless Women
Saying that an old key can share similarities with a person -- they both can be "unique, flawed, scarred and at risk of being discarded" -- actress and singer Caitlin Crosby founded The Giving Keys to change lives. With the help of multiple nonprofits, the company finds and employs homeless people to create necklaces from keys that have outlived their use. Find a gift here.