29 Apr '16, 2pm

Want to learn more about modern slavery in the fashion industry? This project will help

Safia Minney, founder and CEO of ethical fashion label People Tree , wants to shed a light on modern-day slavery in the fashion industry. Fresh off the publication of her second book, Slow Fashion: Aesthetics Meets Ethics , Minney has launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund a new multimedia initiative that highlights the stories of the men, women, and children who are forced to make clothing for the high streets of the Western world. “This book and campaign, Slave to Fashion , is really important to me because it gives people an understanding of modern slavery in the garment industry and shows how we can eradicate slavery both from business and our day-to-day consumption,” Minney said in an accompanying video. “This project will give slavery a human face. How do we inadvertently support slavery in our day-to-day shopping choices? And what are the causes of slavery in ...

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