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Ethical Clothing News — International Women's Day

How to: Put Your Money where Your Mouth is on International Women's Day.

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How to: Put Your Money where Your Mouth is on International Women's Day.

International Women’s Day began on March 8th, 1908 after garment workers in New York City took to the streets to protest their wages. More than a century later, the globalized garment industry still exploits too many women and girls, with 1/3 of female garment workers having experienced sexual harassment in their workplace.
Around the world, the majority of the 300 million people who make our clothes work for less than a living wage and are unable to negotiate for their wages and working conditions. So today, as we reflect on the gender issues we face in our everyday lives, and the empowerment women have achieved in the past century, we should consider the state of women in the global fashion supply chain.

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