Rana Plaza

Rana Plaza Activists Remind New York Fashion Week Attendees About the Cost of Fashion

Rana Plaza Activists Remind New York Fashion Week Attendees About the Cost of Fashion

Last year's horrifying Rana Plaza factory building collapse claimed over a thousand lives and left hundreds injured. Despite global outrage, only a third of the companies that used the Dhaka manufacturing

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Infographic: The True Cost of that $14 Shirt

Infographic: The True Cost of that $14 Shirt

There are hidden costs to buying cheap clothing. And if there's one meager silver lining to the horrific Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh earlier this year, it's that consumers around the world

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Sweatshop Protesters Slam Gap, Walmart’s Bangladesh Safety Plan as a “Sham”

Sweatshop Protesters Slam Gap, Walmart’s Bangladesh Safety Plan as a “Sham”

In the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, which claimed the lives of 1,129 garment workers, many clothing retailers—including H&M and Zara signed the Accord on Fire & Building

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Devastating Portraits of Rana Plaza Amputee Survivors in Bangladesh

Devastating Portraits of Rana Plaza Amputee Survivors in Bangladesh

A lot of disturbing images circulated the internet following the devastating building collapse that killed nearly 1,200 garment workers in Bangladesh last April, but none are more haunting than a series

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Fashion Victims: Spanish Artist Protests Unethical Treatment of Garment Workers in Live Street Performance

Fashion Victims: Spanish Artist Protests Unethical Treatment of Garment Workers in Live Street Performance

This month, Spanish artist Yolanda Dominguez brought a stark representation of Bangladesh's horrific Rana Plaza building collapse to a packed shopping district in Milan with a "live" performance that

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15 Apparel Brands Who Have Not Signed the Bangladesh Safety Accord

15 Apparel Brands Who Have Not Signed the Bangladesh Safety Accord

Following the deaths of 1,127 garment workers in the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh on April 24, more than 40 of the world's leading apparel brands have signed the Accord on Fire &

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This is the Most Haunting Photo of the Rubble at the Bangladesh Building Collapse

This is the Most Haunting Photo of the Rubble at the Bangladesh Building Collapse

Photo by Taslima Akhter In the May 8, 2013 edition of Time Taslima Akhter, the photographer who took one of the most haunting photos of the tragic Rana Plaza building collapse, explained the story

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Walmart and Gap Still Refuse to Sign Bangladesh Workers’ Safety Accord

Walmart and Gap Still Refuse to Sign Bangladesh Workers’ Safety Accord

In the weeks following the horrific Rana Plaza building collapse that killed 1,127 workers -- one of the worst tragedies in the history of the garment industry -- more than 30 of the world's leading

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Bad Buildings Kill – Rana Plaza and the Case For Stringent Building Practices

Bad Buildings Kill – Rana Plaza and the Case For Stringent Building Practices

Photo by Andrew Biraj for Reuters We've been closely following the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, where over 700 people have lost their lives when an eight-story garment factory collapsed on April

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More than 1 Million People Sign Petitions Calling on Bangladesh to Improve Safety

More than 1 Million People Sign Petitions Calling on Bangladesh to Improve Safety

As the death toll Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh surpasses 1,100, people around the world are calling on the fashion industry to prevent a similar tragedy from occurring  More than 1

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At Least 340 People Dead in Bangladesh Factory Collapse

At Least 340 People Dead in Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Photo by Andrew Biraj for Reuters The death toll at the horrific garment factory collapse that occurred earlier this week has now risen to 340. According to the Institute for Global Labour and Human

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