Each year, Fashion Revolution encourages us to ask, "who made my clothes?" Dates for 2019 Fashion Revolution Week are still to be confirmed.
Since the Rana Plaza tragedy almost 6 years ago, millions of people have joined Fashion Revolution to demand a fairer, more transparent industry. And brands are listening. To
ensure they continue to listen and to create the permanent change needed to ensure we never see a tragedy like Rana Plaza again, we are asking people to join the Fashion Revolution and keep asking one simple question: Who Made My Clothes?
Have you ever wondered who made your clothes? How much they’re paid, and what their lives are like?
Our clothes have gone on a long journey before they hit store shelves, passing through the hands of cotton farmers, spinners, weavers, dyers, sewers and others. Approximately 75 million people work to make our clothes. 80% of them are women between the ages of 18 and 35.
However, the majority of the people who makes clothes for the global market live in poverty, unable to afford life’s basic necessities. Many are subject to exploitation; verbal and physical abuse, working in unsafe and dirty conditions, with very little pay.
Use your voice and your power to change the fashion industry. Together we are stronger.
(Images left to right: Instagram @fashionrevolutionjapan, @mythriftshift, @meanlivingph, @fash_rev)
Unravelling the Thread: The Story of Fairtrade Cotton
This 12 minute film looks at some of the injustices faced by cotton farmers and garment workers in a complex supply chain and the ways in which Fairtrade seeks to address these issues.
> Buying Fairtrade cotton
> The True Cost of Fast Fashion
How to get involved
Confirmation of dates and how to get involved will be added to this page in March 2019. Please do check back then, or follow us on social media for updates. Links below.
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