garment industry

garment industry

Tondo, un surburbio, en Manila, Philippines, 2014

An Economy For the 1%

The richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined. The fight against poverty will not be won until the inequality crisis is tackled.

A displaced woman discusses her story in Myanmar (Burma)

Made in Myanmar

In Myanmar, the garment industry is booming thanks to an upsurge in investment by international brands, but garment workers are facing tough conditions. This briefing paper presents the research findings of and makes recommendations for international sourcing companies and factories to help them protect garment workers’ rights.

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