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Sri Lanka Women’s Centre Give An Exclusive Interview on Rana Plaza and Garment Justice

The Rana Plaza Tragedy caused a big occupational health problem & marked the garment industry as unsafe. There was a global opinion that the workers were working in inhumane conditions....

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Will the fashion industry ever learn? 

On 24 April 2013, when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed, killing over 1,000 garment workers and injuring countless others, the world rightly reeled in shock. This was the deadliest garment factory disaster in history – the deadliest accidental structural failure in our modern memory...

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Meet feminist & Circle supporter, Rina Einy

As a feminist I believe that it is vital to address the causes of gender inequality in order to make the world a better place for all life on earth....

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Fast Fashion is a Feminist Issue

It is clear: the way we make clothes is hurting women. And it is hurting their families....

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Kalpona Akter Circle Ambassador in Vogue

For Kalpona Akter, defending the rights of garment workers is the fight of her life...

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Experts unite to end poverty pay in fashion

Despite years of discussion about addressing poverty wages in the garment sector, progress has been...

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Activist Kalpona Akter, Circle Ambassador

(Photo: Kalpona Akter receiving an award presented by The Circle’s founder Annie Lennox at the...

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Empty Promises Are Not Enough

We welcome Primark’s announcement that they will “pursue a living wage for workers in their...

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Living Wage Symposium

At our first symposium to call for a living wage we were joined at Pinsent...

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Garment Workers’ Stories

As part of our Women and Girls Solidarity Fund, we’ve made emergency grants to partners...

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Time to end poverty pay

Blog by Jessica Simor QC, barrister at Matrix chambers, member of The Lawyer’s Circle, expert...

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COVID-19: Impacts on Garment Workers

The Circle’s Living Wage Team consider the impact of COVID-19 on garment workers and the...