Remembering Rana Plaza
2023 marks 10 years since the terrible tragedy at the Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh, when an eight-story building collapsed, killing 1132 people and injuring 2500. Most of the dead and injured were poorly paid female garment makers, producing many of the clothes that end up in Australia. Since then some of the big brand companies have worked to ensure conditions have improved. Others have not. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Chances are that children and adults working in sweatshops, for little money and often in appalling and hazardous conditions, make some of the clothes you wear, or clothes you might want to buy next time you go shopping.
ACRATH invites you to be an agent of change. Ask the Question: Who is making my clothes. Read more…