The deadly collapse of a building in Bangladesh made news around the world and brought the country back into the western media spotlight. On 24 April Rana Plaza, a eight-story building housing several garment factories, situated in Savar, 24 kilometers outside Dhaka, was reduced to rubble leading, so far, to the death of over 1100 workers.
Catch a glimpse of what happen…
Pretty rough huh?! That.s what I thought ! So next time you buy somethink try to be more aware of the way the garment has been made and on cause of what sufferings.
The good part is that 100 famous brands from more than 15 countries all around the world from which Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Mango, Inditex Group, H&M, G-Star, Benetton , Adidas and C&A associated with Aliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and the ONG Fair Wear Foundation in order to make a difference. They are fighting to improve the work conditions in the textil sector. Here are the 8 principles the project is based on:
1.One should choose freely their job
2. NO to rasism
3.No to child exploatation
4.The right to negociate
6.Resonable working hours
7.Safe working conditions
8. Politicaly correct working relations
These principles might seem somethink normal for us but for 3rd world contries is somethink that for the moment they can only dream of. Give a hand for this dream to come true and next time you want to look “ESTHETICal” try to think first “ETHICal”. Wear fair !!!