Posts Tagged ‘Bangladesh’

Remembering the tragedy of Rana Plaza

by Jeremy Corbyn.

A year ago the world learnt of the horror of the deaths of clothing workers in Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi government recorded 1,100 deaths, and 2,500 people were rescued. Dangerous buildings collapsed, fire escapes were locked, there was no safety procedure and the survivors lost their jobs and faced destitution. The cheap clothes these workers were producing were destined for […]

UK Consumers for an Ethical High-Street

by Grahame Morris.

Many of us here in the UK pay little attention to where our clothes are made, who manufactures them and what sorts of conditions those workers are forced to endure. Shopping for clothes is a necessity and often a pastime, but rarely do we pause for thought and consider the impact of our habits and […]

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