30 Apr '14, 12pm

#insideout: Last Thursday marked a year since the collapse of a building in the Rana Plaza factory complex in

#insideout: Last Thursday marked a year since the collapse of a building in the Rana Plaza factory complex in

LCF students marching on Oxford Street Last Thursday marked a year since the collapse of a building in the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh. 1138 lives were lost and more than 2500 workers were left injured – the majority of whom were women. As Liz Parker pointed out to us last week , many women have been left struggling to pay their rent dues to injuries that prevent them working and even sending their children to school becomes a challenge as their fees and equipment to buy, all of which costs money. It is well documented that the fashion industry has some big challenges to overcome to prevent something like this happening again and on April 24th we witnessed various actions taking place to mark the date, all calling for change and raising awareness that the current way of doing things is not sustainable in the long run. On the way into work I noticed that as the...

Full article: http://www.sustainable-fashion.com/2014/04/30/insideout/

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