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  • December 6, 2021

    Live-blog: How the Coronavirus affects garment workers in supply chains

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • November 29, 2021

    CSO's call on EU to ensure gender responsive law on human rights due diligence

    On International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Day, 61 CSO's call on the EU Commissioners to ensure gender responsive law on human rights due diligence and corporate accountability. Today is a day to pay tribute to the women who defend human rights and the environment across the world. Gender-responsive corporate accountability and due diligence rules are urgently needed to properly address these deep-seated inequalities.

  • November 4, 2021

    Garment and home-textile brands sourcing from Bangladesh must sign on to the International Accord

    Two months since the launch of the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry, 150 garment and home textile brands have signed on to this life-saving agreement. Several of the most well-known brands in the world have however shown no intention to join this agreement that works towards keeping their workers safe. From this week on, organisations in the Clean Clothes Campaign network therefore commenced a public campaign against those brands that have failed to sign the Accord, starting with Levi’s.

  • November 1, 2021

    October 2021 Covid Blog

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • October 25, 2021

    Daw Myo Aye released from prison in Myanmar

    The leader of Solidarity Trade Unions of Myanmar (STUM) has been released by the military.

  • October 4, 2021

    Who's your feminism for?

    Join us for an online event exploring gender in the garment industry.

  • October 1, 2021

    September 2021 Covid blog

    This blog aims to collect information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked. The blog is updated three times a week.

  • September 28, 2021

    Webinar: Labour rights abuses in Myanmar since the military coup - a focus on the garment sector

    Join our webinar on 13th October as we bring together experts on Myanmar, labour rights and the garment industry to reflect on ways brands and the international community can support labour and human rights.

  • September 22, 2021

    Call for the EU to suspend preferential EBA trade tariffs from Myanmar

    CCC's stance on the ongoing situation in Myanmar.

  • September 21, 2021

    Call to release Daw Myo Aye on humanitarian grounds

    Union leader Daw Myo Aye's health deteriorates in Myanmar prison.

  • September 20, 2021

    Fashion Checker relaunched

    New data on Fashion Checker shows transparency remains key to hold brands accountable as workers, unions and campaigners call on brands to not leave workers in destitution during the pandemic.

  • September 15, 2021

    Webinar: the European Union's role in ending gender based violence

    In the global textile production industry, more than 80% of workers are women, and 75% of them regularly experience gender-based violence in the factories. The Clean Clothes Campaign is organising a webinar on September 30th to discuss concrete legislation measures to improve life and working conditions for female garment workers worldwide.

  • September 13, 2021

    CSOs and labour unions call for the EU to confront systemic flaws of private social auditing and glaring accountability gaps

    Evoking collective memory of the fire that caused over 250 preventable deaths nine years ago, 15 human and labour rights organisations are jointly urging EU policymakers to address the systemic issues related to the role of social auditing in that disaster as well as in many others.

  • September 9, 2021

    On eve of deadly factory fire anniversary, Pakistani labour activists urge action for worker safety

    On the occasion of the ninth anniversary of the Ali Enterprises factory fire in Karachi, labour leaders in Pakistan call upon apparel and textile brands to ensure that factories in their country are made safe. With the start of the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Garment and Textile Industry last week, there is now a concrete avenue to address factory safety in the country. Labour leaders stress the urgency of swiftly expanding the Accord programme to Pakistan.

  • September 6, 2021

    Announcement: 9th anniversary of Ali Enterprises factory fire: the new International Accord and Pakistan

    Clean Clothes Campaign is inviting journalists to a media briefing on 9 September, ahead of the ninth anniversary of the deadly Ali Enterprises factory fire, which killed over 250 workers in Pakistan. The briefing will focus on the opportunity to expand upon the safety work of the Accord to bring life-saving changes to workplace safety in Pakistan in light of the newly concluded International Accord for Health and Safety in the Garment and Textile Industry, and the failure of private social auditing systems.

  • September 1, 2021

    August 2021 Covid blog

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

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