A peaceful walking tour demonstration targeting key brands to remember those we lost and demand action.
Join us to commemorate those who lost their lives in the disaster and remind high street chains to always put people before profits.
Launching in April, the Rana Plaza Solidarity Collective will host a photo exhibition by the celebrated Bangladeshi photographer and activist, Taslima Akhter and members of Bangladesh Garment Workers Solidarity (BGWS). Taslima was on the ground hours after the Rana Plaza collapsed and the photos highlight not only the devastation of the collapse, but ten years of resistance and struggle for justice by family members and garment workers involved in the Bangladesh Garment Workers Solidarity organisation.
The exhibition will also will also feature a video installation by Rainbow Collective of garment worker protests over 10 years in Bangladesh, together with a collection of large format portraits of Rana Plaza survivors, used as banners in street demonstrations across Europe following the collapse.
On the tenth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, trade unionists, workers’ rights activists, and local community groups will gather in Tower Hamlets, East London for a memorial to remember the lives lost in the deadliest garment-factory disaster in history.
An evening of film and discussion at Toynbee Hall. Following the memorial we will head to Toynbee Hall for an evening of film and discussion. The Rainbow Collective will be screening an update to their 2014 film Tears in the Fabric, that follows the lives of the families affected by the disaster; and No Sweat will host a panel discussion on workers’ struggles in Bangladesh over the past ten years and the link to struggles in the UK today. Chaired by No Sweat’s podcast host, non-binary comedian, Andrew O’Neill, and featuring award-winning journalist and author, Tansy Hoskins and more speakers TBC.
A special event to commemorate the Rana Plaza Disaster, including film showings, speakers, a panel discussion, and refreshments.
TRAID presents a TRAID Late Fundraiser to support garment workers in Bangladesh. Visit TRAID Dalston for an evening of late-night secondhand shopping, in-store activities and music.
Join us for a film screening of the Open Secret documentary in Leicester. The 45-minute documentary looks at the historical struggles of the workers in Leicester’s fashion industry and follows the recent efforts of community groups, trade unions and brands in attempting to create concrete and sustainable changes for the workers involved.
Join us for the MardiGla annual Glasgow Pride event! We will come together in support of LGBTQI+ people across Scotland and spread awareness of our Queer Labour Behind the Label work!
For more info, email our Campaigns and activism lead Alena: email@example.com
Come and show solidarity with workers in Sri Lanka under attack by harsh labour law reforms.
Bring banners and noise!