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21 July 2010

[PDF] Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first-ever regional briefing: “Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments”...This capsule briefing provides a reality-based snapshot...

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1 May 2009

Why we need to pay more for Primark + be sure that it 'trickles down' to the workers [Bangladesh]

Author: Safia Minney, Peopletree.co.uk

Safia[Minney] talks to Mr Amin, Director of National Garment Workers Federation, who represents garment workers and campaigns for their rights about the grim realities of the real costs of fast fashion...Consumers need to be more aware of the terrible...

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29 April 2009

Interview with Director of Natl. Garment Workers Federation, Bangladesh - how cheap clothes harm workers

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29 April 2009

Made in Bangladesh: a tale of two workforces

Author: Fiona Sibley, Guardian [UK]

Jo Wood's [founder of Jo Wood Organics] trip to Bangladesh took in two diametrically opposed communities. The first destination was Swallows, a fair trade producer group located in Thanapara, a remote rural village...it is a model of how fair trade...

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1 September 2006

full report: "Is Fair Trade a good fit for the garment industry?" [PDF]

Author: Maquila Solidarity Network

[summary of report's conclusions:]...Whether or not fair trade and sweatfree initiatives are successful in creating a niche market for conscientious consumers, or even in broadening the demand for such products to include mainstream consumers, the...

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