Garment workers in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Sri Lanka are protesting brands that have a history of exploitation.
A case in court this week could force Canadian companies to ensure factories in developing countries are safe
In myths and fairytales, women poisoned their rivals with gaudy accessories; in the 19th century, they unknowingly wore dresses dyed with arsenic. The specific dangers may have changed, but one thing remains the same: an obsession with the link between...
Three Years After a Factory Collapse Killed 1,130 Workers, This Brand is Still Making Clothes in Bangladesh
The Rana Plaza collapse in 2013 was not only an unprecedented tragedy in the clothing industry — it also drew attention to the countless fast-fashion brands worldwide that were making their clothes in similar conditions.
At least 40 people were reportedly rescued from the debris after the building collapsed in the Mongla Port Industrial Area, while some 100 more remain trapped.
Losing consciousness is fairly routine among the country’s textile laborers, who work long hours producing apparel for international brands.