The story behind the clothes in your wardrobe often tells of great cost of people and the environment. From usage of water and pesticides, child labor in cotton cultivation to oppressive working conditions in deadly factory buildings in sewing factories in Bangladesh.
The Tragedy of Textile
Miserable working conditions and ruined lives
Power relations in the value chain of fashion
The fashion industry is linked to a range of problems concerning child labor, environmental damage and hazardous working conditions. So who holds the power to improve sustainability in the industry?
Forced into Death Trap
The workers were led into the textile factory Rana Plaza, which collapsed, claiming the lives of at least 1,134 people. Rozina had to saw off her own arm to escape from the ruins.
From ‘moo’ to shoe
Manufacturers of leather shoes are stepping on people and animals