Fashion Revolution Week April 22-28, 2019
Fashion Revolution Week is a week of campaigns and action to demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. It takes place during the week of April 24th in commemoration of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Rana Plaza housed a number of garment factories, and when the building collapsed on April 24, 2013, 1,138 people were killed and many more were injured. The tragedy highlighted the unsafe conditions in which many people in the garment industry working.
The campaigning organization Fashion Revolution works to end exploitation in the fashion industry. During Fashion Revolution Week it encourages people around the globe to ask fashion and clothing brands ‘Who made my clothes?’, using the hashtag #whomademyclothes. -- from globaldimension.org.uk