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In December 2016 more than 1,600 workers from a number of garment factories in Ashulia were sacked for alleged involvement in demonstrations over pay. Many more were arrested and imprisoned for protesting for fairer wages.
Would you campaign for fair pay for farmers in the developing world?
The Fairtrade Foundation petitions the UK government for fair trade across the globe.
Michael Gidney, Chief Executive at the Fairtrade Foundation, reflects on the progress made so far and the challenges we face in the campaign to make all trade fair.
A few weeks ago history was made when the UK decided to leave the EU. The impact on business, the grocery industry and the Fairtrade movement in particular, could be profound. What will happen to the single market? What will happen to our food prices? After all, food security was one of the main reasons the European common market was set up and businesses have been following its rules of trade for decades.
Fair play, fair pay, Fairtrade. Angus Coull explores how Bala’s Fairtrade sport balls are transforming lives as they “bounce” from Pakistan to the UK.
Over the last three years, the Fairtrade Foundation has partnered with businesses on a range of innovative projects to deliver even greater impact for farmers.
What is the Fairtrade Climate Standard? How many farmers and workers are now part of the Fairtrade movement? We round up 10 things you might not know about Fairtrade in the last year.
The flower industry employs a largely female workforce of poor, less educated and therefore vulnerable workers. Over the past years, conditions have vastly improved for workers in many countries, but there are still many challenges.
Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade.
Ever wondered how many farmers and workers are involved with Fairtrade? Or how the Fairtrade Premium is used? Here's a snapshot from our latest data.
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.