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17 May 2019

Ethiopia: Major apparel brands accused of 'race to the bottom' after investigation reveals wages as low as $0.12 per hour & 'numerous' labour abuses in garment factories; Incl. co. responses

An investigation by Workers Rights Consortium into Ethiopia's growing textile and apparel export sector has found the lowest wages it has ever documented in any garment exporting country - as little as $0.12 an hour - and numerous labour rights abuses...

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14 May 2019

Members of Dutch agreement on sustainable garments and textile sign letter to Cambodian govt. to express concerns on labour & human rights situation in textile industry

Author: Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (The Netherlands)

"Clothing brands sign letter to Cambodia government after concerning developments", 06 May 2019...

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13 May 2019

Japan: Fast Retailing discloses all major garment factories for 1st time, increasing supply chain transparency

Author: Yoshihiro Hara, Nikkei Asian Review

"Uniqlo discloses all garment factories for first time", 11 May 2019...

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12 May 2019

Cambodia: A union urges authorities to release its two members who are arrested for allegedly instigating violence

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Union urges police to free two members", 10 May 2019...

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9 May 2019
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Author: Human Rights Watch

"Geschäftspraktiken von Modemarken befeuern Menschenrechtsverletzungen", 24. April 2019...

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7 May 2019
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Author: LNE (España)

“La activista Matilde Díaz: "El Salvador tiene un grave problema de violencia machista"”, 7 de mayo de 2019...

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3 May 2019

Asia Floor Wage Alliance & Global Labor Justice launch #GarmentMeToo campaign to end gender-based violence in supply chains

Author: Asia Floor Wage Alliance

"#GarmentMeToo: Women Garment Workers Demand an End to Gender Based Violence Across the Global Garment Supply Chain", 3 May 2019...

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3 May 2019

Cambodia: 20 major brands sourcing from Cambodia send a joint letter to PM to express their concerns about labor and human rights

Author: Fair Labor Association

"20 companies sourcing from Cambodia express concerns about labor and human rights", 2 May 2019...

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3 May 2019

H&M lists individual suppliers for each of its garments to increase supply chain transparency

In April 2019, H&M became the first major brand to list individual suppliers for each of its garments. Customers can also access this information when shopping in physical stores by using the H&M app to scan the price tag on a product to see...

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