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Incentivizing Sustainable Fashion: Lessons From Social Entrepreneurs

An estimated 75 million people are now employed by the apparel industry. It’s a number that has almost quadrupled in the last 15 years. With this exponential growth, the not-so-hidden costs of fashion too have increased. 

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Saif Rashid Weaves Together Benefits for Bangladesh Garment Workers

Saif Rashid believes that, given the right market opportunities, millions of Bangladeshis can lift themselves up financially. With an innovative new model called APON, he is empowering the workers of Bangladesh’s ready-made garment manufacturing industry to increase their disposable income and build better, healthier lives

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Sri Lanka’s Garment Workers ‘Stand Up’ for Rights

A garment worker in Sri Lanka earns an average of 55 cents per hour, according to the World Bank, but Sri Lanka projects an apparel export target of US$10B in 2016.

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Weaving the #FabricofChange: the moral crisis of fast fashion.

Each year, 80 billion pieces of clothing are purchased across the globe, which is 400% more than 10 years ago. Unsurprisingly these sales constitute a major financial market. The fashion brand Christian Dior is one of the biggest companies in the world - last year their sales totalled $41.6 billion, roughly  equivalent to the GDP of Tunisia.

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Derecho al Hogar

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Reivindicar los derechos laborales de cerca de un millón de empleadas domésticas en Colombia que trabajan en condiciones indignas, mediante su empoderamiento y el de los empleadores (actores claves), la divulgación de la ley, la incidencia política, y el desarrollo de un dispositivo cultural.

Juventudes e Trabalho

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Este projeto propõe a articulação entre governo do estado, organizações da sociedade civil, jovens e empresários por meio da Rede Juventudes e Mundo do Trabalho. A rede tem como objetivo criar soluções e políticas públicas que garantam os direitos ao trabalho para jovens em vulnerabilidade social.

DEJA TU HUELLA

hybrid

<p>Para tener en cuenta: Este será el primer texto introductorio acerca del proyecto que los participantes verán.</p>

El arma contra la violencia, es una sociedad donde existan los Derechos Humanos, como ciudadanos debemos adoptar una postura responsable ante la crisis actual que vivimos.

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