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10 sunny sizzlers for a fairer summer

It’s June and to bring in the sunshine, Harri from the Fairtrade Supporter Team rounded up a selection of summery Fairtrade products and asked a few of the team to try them out.  Here’s what we thought. 

Fairtrade brings hope to Uganda's artisanal gold mines

In Uganda communities mining gold are trapped in poverty but now, Fairtrade’s first certified mine in Africa offers a safer, more prosperous future

What do you know about modern slavery in fashion

Safia launches her new book 'Slave to Fashion' during Fashion Revolution Week. The book discusses modern slavery in fashion supply chains and goes through Safia's journey finding out more behind the fashion industry.

Spare a thought for countless faceless farmers and workers making your clothes

Subindu Garkhel, cotton manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, reflects on changes from home sewn clothes to the modern fashion industry, and the complex issues of transparency along the chain.

Giving a voice to Bangladeshi Women Garment Workers

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.

Your quality cuppa changes quality of life in India

Brits love tea, celebrating its unique taste, ritualising the making and drinking it. This article from 2017 asks, how much do we really know about the origins of tea and the people and processes that produce the nation’s traditional hot beverage? 

Fairtrade Easter eggs: A cracking line up…

For many of us, Easter means sharing chocolate! Make your celebrations fairer for cocoa farmers this year by choosing Fairtrade. We think we’ve rounded up an egg-cellent selection to suit all tastes, take a look…

Fashion fans must fight for fairness

The global fashion industry is opaque, exploitative and environmentally damaging and desperately needs revolutionary change. Yet one brand, one organization, or one person cannot change this alone; we need all the stakeholders — brands, retailers, producers, governments and consumers — to work together towards a cleaner, safer, fairer, more transparent fashion industry.