Fashion is a killer – another fire in Bangladesh


A factory fire overnight has added ten more to the thousands of Bangladeshi textile workers have died this year because of poor safety standards in factories resulting in fire and building collapse. The factories supply the international fashion industry, which is making moves to review and improve conditions through the Bangladesh Fire and Safety Accord.

The accord has the signatures of 80 global brands – but there are still many companies who are resisting the move.And are consumers concerned about where their clothes come from – or is all about what’s hot for the best price?

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