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Jolan Gross-Bettelheim, Assembly Line (Home Front), 1942.

Jolan Gross-Bettelheim’s “Assembly Line (Home Front),” from 1942 (lithograph)

Clothing labels reveal horrors for sweatshop workers

Canadian Fair Trade Network: Sweater The label doesn't tell the whole story. Buying fairtrade ensures workers are being compensated fairly and not exposed to unsafe working conditions.

'A bargain-hunting shopper got a shock when she checked the label of her new £10 Primark dress. 25-year-old Rebecca Gallagher was horrified to find a hand-stitched label reading ‘Forced to work exhausting hours’  ... Primark was one of the brands that sourced clothing from the Rana Plaza factory which collapsed in 2013 killing more than 1,100 people.' So were Mango, Walmart (list at link) ... still refusing to sign work protection agreements http://www.pinterest.com/pin/533958099543011113/

This shopper got more than she bargained for when she made a recent purchase at Primark. Rebecca Gallagher was horrified to find a hand-stitched label reading ‘Forced to work exhausting hours’ sewn into the floral sundress

The British documentary that everyone must see reveals some ugly facts about fast fashion. | The AS Philosophy

In the web series "Sweatshop," three fast fashion consumers visited a Cambodian garment factory for one month to learn about the true cost of cheap clothing. Photo credit: The Plaid Zebra

Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair it (Birch 2012). This graphic was part of those campaigns, campaigns which led Nike to repair their reputation with an emphasis on Workers rights (2012). The article attached shows how influential the average consumer can be.

There are many anti-Nike propaganda ads focusing on how Nike still uses sweatshops and encourages child labor.

Nike: Get them to stop using child labour. I need to look into this...is it true? If so, I've got to be part of the solution!!

Nike: Get them to stop using child labour. If so, I've got to be part of the solution!

Powerful. Know what you're buying and where it came from. Too much of what we buy as luxuries are made by the hands of trafficked, abused and enslaved men, women and children. Children as young as three years old! Do you know what your buying, where it came from, and who produced it?

Too much of what we buy as luxuries are made by the hands of trafficked, abused and enslaved men, women and children. Children as young as three years old! Do you know what you're buying, where it came from, and who produced it?