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Introducing: Fashion Revolution Day

It’s time for the global fashion industry to clean up it’s act.

24 April 2015 is Fashion Revolution Day when people in 68 countries come together to try and challenge global fashion brands to be more transparent about their supply chain. 460 more words

Fashion

AUSCHWITZ 70

Auschwitz 70.

The tragedy of Auschwitz and the memory of its victims lies deep in the hearts of people all over the world. During the process of evacuation and liquidation of the camp the Nazi authorities managed to evacuate approximately 100 thousand prisoners and put them to work as slave laborers for the benefit of the German war economy. 98 more words

SOCIETAL

Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

First a quick word for a blog post after 9 months, lately I have been working on quite a lot of things which I will slowly try to bring into some story. 393 more words

Voice Of A Humanitarian

Farm workers walk a fine line between exploitation and forced labour

Tomatoes were once grown by indigenous people in the Andes and then exported to Europe and North America by Spanish colonizers. And while the delicious fruit has found a home in many parts of the world, many of the workers who pick it have not. 557 more words

ILO Posts

Human rights are not conferred, they belong to us!

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,038

Tuesday 24 March 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

Funny (peculiar, weird, strange, not amusing) thing about human rights, given that you want to scrap the Human Rights Act, you can scrap the act but you can’t scrap our human rights. 448 more words

Jennifer Burn - Director, Anti-Slavery Australia

Wherever victims of human trafficking are exploited and harmed, I will do everything in my power to take action to help provide a pathway to freedom.

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Abuse Of Power

A Night of Film and Q&A on Modern-Day Slavery

On 24 March 2015, from 6.30pm-9.00pm The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea will be holding a film evening with Unchosen to commemorate the UN’s International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. 107 more words

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