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PEOPLE BEHIND FASHION

source:www.nlcnet.org/resources/
wages.htm


www.cleanclothes.org/ftp/
wearing_thin.PDF


www.mediafourdev.com/liftthelabel/
fashion_1d.htm



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  • Of the 16.4 million workers in the textile sector (in 1998), the biggest percentage is found in Europe.


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  • Of a US$ 100 sport shoe, only 0.4 cents go to the Indonesian worker who did it.


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  • In Vietnam, a sport shoe workers has to work 12 hours to buy 1 kg of chicken.


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  • Female workers in the textile, clothing and footwear sector earn less than their male colleagues.


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  • USA is the only Western country where apparel workers are fairly paid.


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  • Los Angeles is the California’s largest garment centre, with 5,000 garment factories employing 100,000 women, men and children. An estimated 4,500 of these factories are classified as sweatshops…


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  • Disney’s CEO, Michael Eisner paid himself $200 million in 1996 - $97,60 per hour - 325,000 times the rate of Haitian workers making their T-shirts.


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  • In the last 25 years the number of jobs in UK clothing and textiles has fallen from one million to around a quarter of a million. Over half the clothes sold in Britain are now imported. The good news is that sweatshops also disappeared…


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  • Fair trade assures little producers from the South are paid a right price for their products. Unfortunately it only concerns a limited numbers of food & drinks products (coffee, tea, chocolate…) and not textile products also.


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  • The Clean Clothes Campaign is the slogan of a washing powder commercial.


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  • Companies have reacted to being targets of international campaigns in the recent years as well…


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