Dutch Government Seeks to Improve Garment Industry Conditions

Photos by EU2016NL The Dutch government, along with a coalition of trade unions, non-governmental organizations, and industry groups, has pledged to address the myriad social and…

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Popinjay's Hand-Embroidered Bags Lift Pakistani Women From Poverty

How did the idea behind Popinjay come about? The road to Popinjay’s creation as a luxury handbag company started when I was in graduate school. I heard the story of a young Afghan…

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Over 29 Million People Enslaved, Says World's First Global Slavery Index

More than 29 million people across the globe live in conditions of modern-day slavery, according to the first index to quantify the scale of forced labor on a country-by-country basis.…

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Fashioning Change Launches "KCA" Line of U.S.-Made "Ethical Knockoffs"

ETHICAL KNOCKOFFS Since Fashioning Change launched a year ago, the company has conducted more than 60,000 “green shopping interventions” by helping consumers recreate high-street…

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ILO Announces Plan to Boost Workplace Safety in Pakistani Factories, But is it Enough?

In the wake of a devastating inferno that claimed the lives of nearly 300 garment workers at a Pakistani apparel factory a week ago, the International Labour Organization has appealed…

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Garment-Factory Fire in Pakistan Kills 300 Trapped Behind Locked Doors

Photos by Fareed Khan for Associated Press Pakistani police have filed a murder case against the owners of a garment factory in the commercial hub of Karachi after a devastating fire on…

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