Tag Archives: garment workers

the shirt on your back

On the eve of the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse, I thought I’d share The Guardian‘s interactive documentary feature, The Shirt on Your Back, that recounts the events that led to a death toll exceeding 1,000 and follows up … Continue reading

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Fashion Revolution Day 2014

Fashion Revolution Day is a movement. On April 24, 2013, 1,133 garment workers in Bangladesh were killed when the building where they worked collapsed. Tags inside indicated that several well-known brands had clothing produced at the site; domestic brands include … Continue reading

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