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Education: Shoes fact sheet

Download our fact sheet about the Shoe industry here Fact sheet Shoes

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Education: Step into her trainers

Step Into Her Trainers is a teaching pack aimed at Fashion & Textiles related courses, Citizenship, and Geography, at KS4, A-level and BTEC. This pack has been produced for the Playfair 2012 campaign, calling for better conditions for workers in sportswear and merchandise factories worldwide in the lead up to the Olympics in ...

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Education: Sweatshop Relay

To learn more about sweatshops in the garment industry, students can stage their own sweatshop for charity, living through the experience of working in an exploitative garment factory in their own school, just for one day. The students plan and lead their own project, deciding how to stage the one-day event, what product to ...

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Education: Fair’s Fair Teaching Pack

The London 2012 Olympics provides a fantastic opportunity for pupils in the 9-14 age group to learn more about who makes the sportswear and sporting merchandise they buy.  Fair’s Fair brings alive the concepts of human rights, equality and fairness by telling stories of people who make these goods in poorer countries, often ...

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Action Update: Summer 2015

Find our what Labour Behind the Label have been up to in our bi-annual Action Update.   This edition includes celebrating compensation success as the Rana Plaza compensation fund finally reaches its $30 million goal, an evaluation on what has and hasn’t changed in the global garment industry since Rana Plaza in 2013, a ...

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Report: Killer Jeans

‘Killer Jeans‘ reveals the shame of the denim industry and its potentially deadly dangers to workers’ health. Looking in detail at the effects of sandblasting, a denim finishing technique popular for jeans, which has been linked to the deaths of 50 workers so far in Turkey, where the process is now banned.   ...

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