How can WE change the garment industry?
It's now 7 year since the collapse of Rana Plaza, 6 years since the first season of Sweatshop, and yet there are still plenty of garment workers living- and working under poor conditions.
Since my participation in "Sweatshop - Deadly Fashion", not much have changes for the actually garment workers. What I have seen is an increase of awareness around this issue, more people decide to buy less, or buy second hand, and also more brands are promoting ethical- and ecofriendly clothings.
I often get asked: "What can we do to change this?"
I have many examples of things we, as individuals and consumers, can do to both the ethics- and climate issues in the garment industry, and I would love to share som