The What She Makes campaign is focused on the long-term need for the payment of a living wage. Clothing brands in New Zealand have a responsibility and the power to pay the women who make their clothes a living wage and make sure they earn enough to live with dignity.
This document outlines how brands in New Zealand can pay a living wage to garment workers in their supplier factories. Learn how we go about rating fashion brands and tracking their progress towards paying a living wage.
This report found that Covid-19 has increased the vulnerability of garment workers in Bangladesh, while legal protections and grievance mechanisms remain limited.
Oxfam and Monash University found that clothing brands’ current purchasing practices exploit the women who make our clothes and keep them trapped in poverty, no matter how hard they work.
This Clean Clothes Campaign research from July 2021 shows that garment workers globally are owed 11.85 billion USD in unpaid income and severance from March 2020 to March 2021.
Oxfam Australia’s report on how little the women in the garment industry make and how poverty wages have a profound effect on their lives.
Almost a century after the ILO recognised the need for workers to earn a living wage, the question of whether wages enable workers to meet their needs and those of their families has gained renewed momentum.
Rising economic inequality across Asia is threatening poverty reduction and slowing down the fight against gender inequality.