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A Fashion Revolution for People and Planet

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This year marks the 8th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The manufacturing site for several large global fashion brands, this building held over 5,000 employees. Extremely unsafe working conditions, including poor construction, too many floors and too much heavy equipment, resulted in the building’s collapse on April 24, 2013. More than 1,100 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history.  Fashion Revolution Week was born out of this catastrophe, to bring awareness to the human rights abuses and environmental degradation surrounding the fashion industry and the clothing we...

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