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21 Jan 2019

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Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Bangladesh: Spice Girls announce investigation into factory making their charity T-shirts

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"Spice Girls probe charity T-shirts over 'abuse' in Bangladesh", 21 January 2019

British pop band the Spice Girls said they will fund an investigation into a Bangladesh factory over its treatment of women who make T-shirts for a charity campaign backing equality...

A spokeswoman for the Spice Girls... said they were “deeply shocked and appalled by the claims”. “The girls will personally fund an independent investigation into the working conditions of this factory,” the spokeswoman said. “Equality and the movement of people power has always been at the heart of the band.”...

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