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Feb 16

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Blog: Buying ethically?

Behind the glamour of London Fashion Week and the aspirational images in glossy magazines is the reality of the global fashion industry.

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Nov 15

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Blog: A Moldovan garment worker earns just £95 a month

Tisu Ghosh is a Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Label and has been volunteering since May 2014 as part of the Fit For Fair project. In October 2014 we joined Labour Behind the Label’s activist partner organisations from around Europe at the Fit for Fair Conference in Chisinau, Moldova; a multi-national project to raise ...

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Oct 15

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Blog: A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza

Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, not much seems to have changed in the global garment industry. The families of the victims still await compensation and, since April 2013, more factory disasters have taken place, although ‘smaller’ in scale. On the other hand, as Jeremy Seabrook argues in his new book The Song of the ...

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Oct 15

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Blog: How long must Rana Plaza victims wait for justice?

Eighteen months after the Bangladesh factory disaster, bones remain in the rubble and survivors have yet to get compensation It was 18 months ago today, over breakfast with friends from Europe and Asia, that I first heard the news. A building had collapsed in Bangladesh and it was looking bad. The building was Rana Plaza, […]

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