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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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Cocoa Malecu

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Our project aims to empower the indigenous Malecu to sustainably produce cocoa in diversified agroforests and to build up short, fair and transparent value chains for the high-quality products, including chocolate blend with native fruits and nuts from the agroforest.

Cientista Que Virou Mãe

for profit

Somos a primeira plataforma de informação produzida exclusivamente por mulheres mães, financiada coletivamente pelos leitores e leitoras. São cientistas, jornalistas e produtoras de conteúdo produzindo informação de qualidade para todas as mulheres, mães e demais interessados em infância.

Fortalecer é preciso!

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Capacitação de agentes defensore dos direitos humanos em todo o Brasil através de um processo de formação multiplicadora, como estratégia para enfrentar a necessidade de ampliar a capacidade de formulação, conceitual e metodológica, da promoção e da proteção dos Direitos Humanos no contexto atual.

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