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Blog posts from this author
On International Women’s Day 2023, where are the women?
8 March 2023
Landmark study explores the decline in number of women workers in the ready-made-garments industry of Bangladesh.
Blog series: Protecting workers in conflict-affected or high-risk areas
9 September 2022
Responding to the coup in Myanmar, invasion of Ukraine, and economic crisis in Sri Lanka.
Assessing the human rights impact of doing business in Myanmar
10 August 2022
ETI awaits the results of an independent assessment of the human rights impact of doing business in Myanmar.
Joint call to action on Sri Lanka's economic crisis
9 August 2022
ETI, Fair Wear Foundation, Fair Labor Association and British Retail Consortium join calls for greater support from business and the international community to aid Sri Lanka amid the current crisis.
ETI suspends Missguided
1 June 2022
ETI suspends Missguided's membership after the company is placed in administration as a result of supplier debt.
ETI responds to the Russian invasion of Ukraine
4 March 2022
ETI calls on the international community to focus on ensuring a cessation to the conflict and withdrawal of Russia’s forces.
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