World Day for Decent Work

So… the September Six Items Challenge culminates on 7th October, the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW).  This is a promo from last years WDDW, which gives a flavour of what this important day of solidarity is all about…

All over the world workers are challenged by their lack of fundamental rights and a decent living wage.  Women in most garment producing countries must make stark choices between feeding and educating their children as their salaries are too low to cover the necessities we take for granted: food, shelter, healthcare, education.  The poverty cycle keeps them working unrealistic hours of overtime while they attempt to provide the best for their families.  Labour Behind the Label supports the efforts of these workers across the globe who are trying to improve their lives and livelihoods.

Taking up the Six Items Challenge challenges us to think about what our consumption means – what our industrial model does to the people who underpin garment production, providing huge profits to Western brands and cheap fashion fixes to consumers… Together we can campaign for change. Sign up now!


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