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Did Your Favorite Fashion Brand Hang Their Workers Out To Dry?

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As I was mindlessly scrolling through my Instagram feed, I kept coming across posts and stories promoting the #PayUp Campaign, which challenges fashion brands to compensate their own workers (which should be a no-brainer?). My curiosity piqued with each post I saw, especially when my friends who barely use social media started posting about it. You know it’s serious when your inactive friends come out of hiding to show their support. After a little digging, I found I shared a personal connection to the cause, which advocates for the workers of Bangladesh. Being Bangladeshi myself, I knew I had to...

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the world, many things are changing

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Industries are facing difficulties and many people are finding themselves in situations that they couldn’t possibly have seen coming. Businesses close as entire countries go into lockdown, and the economy is cracking under the pressure of this unprecedented crisis. One of the things to change is the fashion industry. As a trade reliant on a constant influx of customer interest, as well as functioning factories and warehouses that employ lots of people, fashion is having to re-think its entire model to be able to have a fighting chance during and after coronavirus. Many ethical fashion advocates hope that a new,...

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